19 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

19 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
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Paris, France

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Appreciate the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Chateau Royal de Blois in Blois, approximately Blois away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, and learn about all things military at The Army Museum.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Paris. In April, Paris is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 60°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6

5
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica of Santa Croce and Basilica San Vitale. Venture out of the city with trips to MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari (in Modena), San Pietro Church (in Porto Venere) and Museo Ferrari (in Maranello). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, admire the masterpieces at Musei San Domenico, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 67°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 17:
Highlights from your trip
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

3
nights
San Gimignano, Italy

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Mate Winery. You'll explore and learn at Balducci Ceramica and La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Gimignano: Casa di Santa Caterina (in Siena), Crete Senesi (in Asciano) and Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, admire the striking features of Mura di San Gimignano, steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano tour planner.

Getting from Florence to San Gimignano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in San Gimignano, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Mate Winery ©
Must see
Mate Winery
4.9

6
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Let the collections at Galleria Borghese and Monte Cassino capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto), Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio) and Museo Geologico e delle Frane (in Civita di Bagnoregio). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Giardino di Ninfa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 20 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8
Vatican Museums
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2
Monte Cassino ©
Must see
Monte Cassino
4.7

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