17 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

17 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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

Route & dates

17 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles, United States

2
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 Palace of Versailles, Luxembourg Gardens and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pantheon, then wander the streets of Left Bank (Rive Gauche), then admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and finally snap pictures at Pont des Arts.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Paris route builder website .

Los Angeles, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in March; daily highs in Paris reach 54°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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 Spanish Steps, Sistine Chapel and Palatine Hill. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vatican Museums and Trastevere. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Citta del Vaticano and Piazza Venezia. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Borghese Gallery, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Paris in March, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 63°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte Vecchio, Uffizi Gallery and Food Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte and then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 42°F at night. You will leave for Verona on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

2
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
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.
On the 16th (Fri), experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Fermo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Castelvecchio Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, admire the landmark architecture of Giulietta's House, admire the landmark architecture of Arche Scaligere, then learn about winemaking at Cantina di Soave in Borgo Rocca Sveva, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Soave, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Te.

Plan trip to Verona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Florence to Verona by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in March, expect Verona to be much warmer, temps between 84°F and 84°F. You will leave for Venice on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Soave, Palazzo Te
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Porta della Carta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in March, things will get colder in Venice: highs are around 59°F and lows about 42°F. You will leave for Paris on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Mar 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eiffel Tower as well as Latin Quarter. Visit Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Île de la Cité for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Musee du Louvre and Le Marais. Explore Paris further: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris holiday tool .

Getting from Venice to Paris by combination of flight, bus, and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

Similar Plans

15 days in Germany & Paris BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, outdoors, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, kids, outdoors, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Switzerland, Italy & Paris BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 20 days in Switzerland, Austria & Italy BY A USER FROM URUGUAY March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 18 days in Italy BY A USER FROM FINLAND July, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 21 days in Italy BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans