13 days in Italy & France Itinerary

13 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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13 days in Italy & France Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
subway:  15​min
2
Vatican City, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  12​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India


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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Altare Della Patria. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip website .

Mumbai, India to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Rome due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in January: high temperatures in Rome hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a subway to Vatican City.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
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Pantheon

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Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Campo Santo Teutonico, admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, and then appreciate the history behind La Pieta. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Necropolis, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Vatican City visit planner.

Vatican City is very close to Rome. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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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.
Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Dorsoduro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and San Giorgio Maggiore. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, wander the streets of Cannaregio, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice route planner.

You can fly from Vatican City to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Vatican City in January, expect Venice to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee des Arts Forains. Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, and explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January in Paris, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 1°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

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Louvre Museum
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Eiffel Tower
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Musee d'Orsay

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