28 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

28 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

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Start: Las Vegas, United States
Bus + Fly:  17 h
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
3
Padua, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Mantua, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Parma, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Lucca, Italy
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
San Gimignano, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
10
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
11
Montepulciano, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  15 min
12
Pienza, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
13
Radicofani, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
14
Assisi, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
15
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train + Subway:  2 h 45 min
16
Sorrento, Italy
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h
17
Ravello, Italy
— Few hours
Bus:  30 min
18
Positano, Italy
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h 15 min
19
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  18 h 30 min
End: Las Vegas, United States


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3
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.
Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Montmartre and Île de la Cité. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, wander the streets of Rue des Francs Bourgeois, make a trip to Louvre Museum, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris sightseeing planning site.

Las Vegas, USA to Paris is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Paris to be little chillier, around 53°F, while days are cooler, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice visit planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 77°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Padua.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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Padua, Italy

Padua ©
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Teatro Anatomico, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and then stop by Quartiere dell'Antico Ghetto Ebraico di Padova.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Padua travel route planner.

Padua is just a short distance from Venice. When traveling from Venice in September, plan for little chillier days in Padua, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Mantua.

Things to do in Padua

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Quartiere dell'Antico Ghetto Ebraico di Padova ©
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Teatro Anatomico
Teatro Anatomico

1
night
Mantua, Italy

Mantua ©
Often overlooked in favor of nearby Lake Garda, Mantua is one of northern Italy's Renaissance gems.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the striking features of Palazzo Te.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mantua trip planner.

You can drive from Padua to Mantua in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Padua, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mantua, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Parma.

Things to do in Mantua

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Cantina Borgo la Caccia
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Cantina Borgo la Caccia ©
Cantina Borgo la Caccia
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Palazzo Ducale Mantova

2
nights
Parma, Italy

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista, stroll around Parco Ducale, then make a trip to Piazza Fontanesi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Parma travel route planning website.

Drive from Mantua to Parma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Piazza Fontanesi
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma
Battistero di Parma ©
Battistero di Parma
Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista ©
Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista

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nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip planner.

You can take a train from Parma to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lucca.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church

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hours
Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Pfanner and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Lucca trip planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Lucca by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Lucca, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of San Frediano ©
Basilica of San Frediano
Palazzo Pfanner ©
Palazzo Pfanner

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica of Santa Croce and Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Centro Storico and Loggia dei Lanzi. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Lucca to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

few
hours
San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Torre e Casa Campatelli, learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, and then contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to San Gimignano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Torre e Casa Campatelli ©
Torre e Casa Campatelli
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa

2
nights
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 17th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco.

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

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Siena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Montepulciano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
San Francesco ©
San Francesco

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hours
Montepulciano, Italy

Montepulciano ©
Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
On the 18th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, learn about winemaking at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, and then learn about winemaking at De' Ricci.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Montepulciano trip builder site.

Drive from Siena to Montepulciano in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September in Montepulciano, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Pienza.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa ©
Cantina Fattoria della Talosa

few
hours
Pienza, Italy

Pienza ©
Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral, then make a trip to Pieve di Corsignano, and then get into the urban bustle at San Quirico d'Orcia.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Pienza online trip itinerary builder.

Pienza is very close to Montepulciano. September in Pienza sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Radicofani.

Things to do in Pienza

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

San Quirico d'Orcia
Highlights from your plan
San Quirico d'Orcia ©
San Quirico d'Orcia
Cathedral ©
Cathedral
Pieve di Corsignano ©
Pieve di Corsignano

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night
Radicofani, Italy

Radicofani ©
Radicofani is a comune in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located in the natural park of Val D' Orcia about 110km southeast of Florence and about 60km southeast of Siena. On the 19th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Terme di San Filippo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Radicofani trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pienza to Radicofani takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Radicofani are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Assisi.

Things to do in Radicofani

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Terme di San Filippo
Highlights from your plan
Terme di San Filippo ©
Terme di San Filippo

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum and then make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Assisi trip tool.

Traveling by car from Radicofani to Assisi takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Assisi are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum ©
Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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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.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi. Change things up with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, stop by Trastevere, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online day trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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nights
Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Monastero di San Paolo and Basilica di Sant'Antonino. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Piazza Tasso and La Masseria Farm Experience. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, learn about winemaking at Limonoro, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and walk around Villa Comunale.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sorrento trip maker.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 68°F in Sorrento. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trip

Massa Lubrense
Highlights from your plan
I Giardini di Cataldo ©
I Giardini di Cataldo
Monastero di San Paolo ©
Monastero di San Paolo
Limonoro ©
Limonoro

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Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello road trip planner.

Getting from Sorrento to Ravello by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of subway and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Positano.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Amalfi
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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hours
Positano, Italy

Positano ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): stop by Artigianato Rallo, then don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Positano trip itinerary site.

Positano is just a stone's throw from Ravello. In September in Positano, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Parrocchia Di San Gennaro
Highlights from your plan
Church of Santa Maria Assunta ©
Church of Santa Maria Assunta
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro ©
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 28th (Sat), wander the streets of Vista del Vesuvio and then contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Naples planner.

You can take a bus from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. In September, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 64°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vista del Vesuvio
Highlights from your plan
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Decumani di Napoli
Decumani di Napoli

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