13 days in Italy, Madrid & Paris Itinerary

13 days in Italy, Madrid & Paris Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, appreciate the history behind El Rapto de Europa, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Madrid trip itinerary planning website.

Cincinnati, USA to Madrid is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in June: high temperatures in Paris hover around 74°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 13:

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence day trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in June: high temperatures in Florence hover around 83°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

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Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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.