16 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

16 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Orvieto, Italy
— 1 night
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Siena, Italy
— 1 night
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Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
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Padua, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France

— 4 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Latin Quarter, Pantheon, Memorial De La Shoah, and other attractions. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris route website.

San Jose, USA to Paris is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Jose to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Jose in June, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Tue) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tempio Maggiore di Roma, Piazza del Popolo, Jewish Roma Private Walking Tours, and other attractions.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome route tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in June; daily highs in Rome reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums

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Orvieto, Italy

— 1 night

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Centro Storico Orvieto as well as Civita di Bagnoregio. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): go for a walk through Civita di Bagnoregio and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Orvieto.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Orvieto vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Orvieto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Orvieto, with lows of 59°F. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena, Italy

— 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Piazza Grande a Montepulciano as well as Piazza del Campo. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano and then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Siena trip planner.

You can drive from Orvieto to Siena in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bologna.
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Bologna, Italy

— 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Via dell'Indipendenza has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Piazza Maggiore and then get to know the fascinating history of Via dell'Indipendenza.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bologna tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siena to Bologna in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Bologna sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 62°F at night. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Padua.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Padua, Italy

— 1 night

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Your day by day itinerary now includes Prato della Valle, Basilica of St. Anthony and University of Padova. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at University of Padova, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, and then make a trip to Prato della Valle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Padua road trip planning website.

Getting from Bologna to Padua by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bologna in June, you will find days in Padua are little chillier (79°F), and nights are a bit warmer (68°F). You will leave for Venice on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Isola di Murano as well as Piazza San Marco. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and then don't miss a visit to Isola di Murano.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Venice is just a stone's throw from Padua. Traveling from Padua in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Venice, with lows of 63°F. You'll set off for Milan on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Milan, Italy

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo and then make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or fly. June in Milan sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping · Historic Sites

Italy travel guide

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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.