9 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

9 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Paris & Italy Itinerary

San Francisco, United States
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
San Francisco, United States

3
days
Paris, France

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.
Paris is known for sightseeing, museums, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musée d'Orsay.

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San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

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Eiffel Tower
Île de la Cité
Metiers Art Museum

2
days
Venice, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then browse the exhibits of Doges' Palace, and finally contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile.

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You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in July, with highs in Venice at 83°F and lows at 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rome.

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Porta della Carta
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square

2
days
Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro fiumi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then make a trip to Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, then explore the striking landscape at Passeggiata di Gianicolo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Do a combination of flight and train from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in July, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (89°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

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Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks

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Basilica di San Pietro
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Colosseum
Trevi Fountain
Passeggiata di Gianicolo

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