19 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

19 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
3
San Gimignano, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Appreciate the collections at Musee d'Orsay and The Army Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chateau Royal de Blois (in Blois) and Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité, see the interesting displays at Musee des Arts Forains, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online journey planner.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: high temperatures in Paris hover around 60°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Chateau Royal de Blois, Chateau de Fontainebleau
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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 Museo Ferrari will appeal to museum buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica of Santa Croce and Centro Storico. Venture out of the city with trips to Biblioteca Salaborsa (in Bologna), San Pietro Church (in Porto Venere) and MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari (in Modena). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

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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

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biblioteca Salaborsa, San Pietro Church, Basilica San Vitale, Musei San Domenico, MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari
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Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore ©
Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
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: Crete Senesi (in Asciano), Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino) and Casa di Santa Caterina (in Siena). 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 · Parks

Side Trips

Montalcino, Crete Senesi, Casa di Santa Caterina, Cappella della Madonna di Vitaleta
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Mate Winery ©
Mate Winery

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Pantheon. Let the collections at Vatican Museums 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

Side Trips

Vatican City, Monte Cassino, Duomo di Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio, Museo Geologico e delle Frane
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Monte Cassino ©
Monte Cassino

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