12 days in Italy & France Itinerary

12 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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Start: Khartoum, Sudan
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Khartoum, Sudan


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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 16th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome online sightseeing planner.

Khartoum, Sudan to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Khartoum to Rome. Traveling from Khartoum in August, things will get a bit cooler in Rome: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online road trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

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Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, thentake an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Milan journey planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Attractions like Musee d'Orsay and Champs-Elysees make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Montmartre, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Milan to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Milan in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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