10 days in Paris, Venice & Rome Itinerary

10 days in Paris, Venice & Rome Itinerary

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


Paris, France

— 4 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 in touch with nature at Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. Explore hidden gems such as Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte and Chateau de Pierrefonds. Venture out of the city with trips to Laon (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon & Porte d'Ardon), Briare aqueduct Pont-canal de Briare (in Briare) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Maintenon, and get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

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Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Paris. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

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Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, then browse the different shops at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, admire the striking features of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Venice at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Shopping

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