7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

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7 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Rome
— Few hours
train:  1​h
2
Orvieto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Assisi
— 1 night
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  5​h 30​min
4
Taormina, Sicily
— 1 day
+3
train + foot + bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Paris

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome online road trip planner .

Paris, France to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in October; daily highs in Rome reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican Necropolis
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Basilica di Santa Prassede ©
Basilica di Santa Prassede

3
nights
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Get a sense of the local culture at Poggio Rubino and Centro Storico di Celleno Vecchia. Chiesa di San Flaviano and Chiesa San Giovenale will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Orvieto: Mate Winery (in Montalcino), Montefollonico Centro Storico (in Torrita di Siena) and Todi (Chiesa di San Fortunato & Cattedrale della Santissima Annunziata). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella del Corporale, appreciate the extensive heritage of Via di Gracciano nel Corso, do a tasting at Madonna del Latte, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa S. Andrea.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Orvieto day trip site .

You can take a train from Rome to Orvieto in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Orvieto can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Todi, Montalcino, Museo Geologico e delle Frane, Montefollonico Centro Storico, Centro Storico di Celleno Vecchia
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Mate Winery ©
Mate Winery
Chiesa di San Flaviano ©
Chiesa di San Flaviano
Chiesa San Giovenale ©
Chiesa San Giovenale

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 29th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Strada Assisi-Santa Maria degli Angeli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastero di Bose San Masseo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then explore the ancient world of Parrocchia Santa Maria Maggiore - Frati Cappuccini Assisi, and finally delve into the distant past at Museo Diocesano e Cripta di San Rufino.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Assisi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Assisi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Assisi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Monastero di Bose San Masseo ©
Monastero di Bose San Masseo
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

1
day
Taormina, Sicily

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Varo, then take an in-depth tour of Antiquarium del Teatro Greco Romano di Taormina, then stroll through Lido La Dolce Vita, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Mazzeo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Taormina trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Assisi to Taormina takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, Taormina is a bit warmer than Assisi - with highs of 28°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Taormina

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Lido La Dolce Vita ©
Lido La Dolce Vita

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