12 days in France & Italy Itinerary

12 days in France & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights


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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.
You've now added Disneyland Paris to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee d'Orsay and Musee Rodin. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris day trip planning app.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Paris. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, things will get colder in Paris: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You will leave for Venice on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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.
On the 21st (Sat), steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the masterpieces at Ca' d'Oro.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di 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 23rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, thensee the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Crypt of Santa Reparata.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thentake an in-depth tour of Welcome to Rome, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome tour builder website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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