12 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

12 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

Start: Tehran, Iran
subway + Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + subway:  9​h 15​min
End: Tehran, Iran

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Vondelpark, then get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online driving holiday planner .

Tehran, Iran to Amsterdam is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tehran in October; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
ARTIS ©
ARTIS
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and then admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice tour site .

Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence online vacation planner .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Florence are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 7th (Thu), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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