8 days in Paris & Rome Itinerary

8 days in Paris & Rome Itinerary

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8 days in Paris & Rome Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Paris, France

4
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.
Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of Versailles and Champs-Elysees. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Le Marais, make a trip to Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Catacombe di San Callisto and Palatine Hill. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Pantheon, wander the streets of Trastevere, browse the eclectic array of goods at Porta Portese, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, Rome is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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