22 days in Italy, United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

22 days in Italy, United Kingdom & Paris Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

— 2 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.
Louvre Museum and Petit Palais will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet, and don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 10th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then explore the world behind art at Museo Pieta Rondanini, and finally examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio, then admire the masterpieces at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Venice, Italy

— 2 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.
On the 12th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then visit Cannaregio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then make a trip to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice road trip site.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Florence, Italy

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica of Santa Croce and Duomo di Pisa. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Pisa (Knights’ Square, Camposanto, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza della Repubblica, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence trip planning app.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Palazzo Doria Pamphilj. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Pantheon. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the striking features of Villa Borghese.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Surgeons' Hall Museums and Royal Yacht Britannia. Visit Rosslyn Chapel and Inchcolm Abbey and Island for their historical value. Take a break from Edinburgh with a short trip to National Wallace Monument in Stirling, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirkyard, steep yourself in history at Dean Village, and don't miss a visit to Greyfriars Kirk.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online day trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Edinburgh in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in September: high temperatures in Edinburgh hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:

London, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Borough Market, then admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, and finally ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the London trip builder tool.

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.