13 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe sightseeing planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

13 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  11​h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Pisa, Italy
— Few hours
train:  3​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Paris, France
— Few hours
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: San Francisco, United States

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Latin Quarter, Musee d'Orsay, and other attractions you added. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and The Trianons & The Hamlet. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Versailles and Champs-Elysees. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Place de la Bastille, make a trip to Passage de L'Ancre, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and steep yourself in history at Hotel de Ville.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris trip tool .

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Paris. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: high temperatures in Paris hover around 51°F and lows are around 42°F. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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.
Canal Grande has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday maker app .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Venice are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Florence hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

few
hours
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza dei Miracoli. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, then admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero, and finally make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pisa travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Pisa are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Battistero ©
Battistero

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Roman Forum as well as Trevi Fountain. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner .

You can fly from Pisa to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. On the 8th (Sun), you're off toParis.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

few
hours
Paris, France

Paris
For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris road trip planner .

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Rome in December, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 47°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 37°F. You will leave for home on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:

Similar Plans

14 days in Italy & Paris BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris SEE PLAN November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Paris, Lisbon & Coimbra BY A USER FROM BRAZIL December, kids, culture, relaxing, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, relaxing, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Chile, Venice & Paris BY A USER FROM CHILE October, teens, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM EGYPT December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM SUDAN October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES November, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Paris BY A USER FROM CANADA June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Italy & Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Paris & Switzerland BY A USER FROM KUWAIT March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans