30 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

30 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
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Assisi, Italy
— 1 day
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
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Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Padua, Italy
— 1 night
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, and see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

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Phoenix, USA to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in March, expect nights in Rome to be little chillier, around 45°F, while days are cooler, around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 10:

Naples, Italy

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Museo Cappella Sansevero, then make a trip to Galleria Borbonica, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

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You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. March in Naples sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Naples

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 11:

Assisi, Italy

— 1 day

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria sopra Minerva.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi attractions planner.

Getting from Naples to Assisi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in March, expect little chillier with lows of 40°F in Assisi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums
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Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and The Baptistery of St. John. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Florence day trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

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Siena, Italy

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
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Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Siena sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 42°F at night. You will leave for Bologna on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 17:

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.
To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip planner.

Getting from Siena to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Outdoors
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Venice, Italy

— 4 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.
Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take an in-depth tour of Ca' Rezzonico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Venice sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a shuttle to Padua.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 21:

Padua, Italy

— 1 night

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
On the 21st (Mon), examine the collection at Museo dell'Educazione, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then examine the collection at Museum of Archaeological Sciences and Art, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Padua driving holiday planner.

You can take a shuttle from Venice to Padua in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Padua

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 21 — 22:

Verona, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, then admire the landmark architecture of Arche Scaligere, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico al Teatro Romano.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Verona road trip planning tool.

Drive from Padua to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Padua in March, things will get much warmer in Verona: highs are around 84°F and lows about 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Pinacoteca di Brera. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Milano and Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Turin (Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, Museo Nazionale del Cinema, &more) and La Citta Alta (in Bergamo). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Verona in March, expect Milan to be cooler, temps between 57°F and 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Paris, France

— 5 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.
Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Champs-Elysees. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and make a trip to Pere-Lachaise Cemetery.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris online road trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 27 — Apr 2:

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.