14 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

14 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Positano, Italy
Ferry to Sorrento, Fly to Mumbai

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort, approximately Zandvoort away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, stop by Red Light District, and take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam road trip planning tool.

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Amsterdam, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Mumbai in January: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 7°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trip

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Paris Plage, take a stroll through Le Marais, and then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Paris by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker site.

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Venice are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno and then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning site.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in January, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 3°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Capri, Italy

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 27th (Wed), look for gifts at Ceramiche Tavassi, kick back and relax at Marina Grande Public Beach, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, then explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, and finally cruise along Via Krupp. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, explore the activities along Marina Piccola, then make a trip to Chiesa di Santo Stefano, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Capri route app.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Rome to Capri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Capri, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Positano, Italy

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stop by Ceramica Assunta, then stop by Artigianato Rallo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

To see reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Positano travel planner.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. January in Positano sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.