20 days in Paris, Milan & Rome Itinerary

20 days in Paris, Milan & Rome Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Milan, Italy
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Rome, Italy
— 8 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee de l'Orangerie. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Sainte-Chapelle. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Orléans Cathedral (in Orleans), Blois (Chateau Royal de Blois & Eglise Saint-Nicolas) and Chateau de Chantilly (in Chantilly City). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris online travel planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Paris is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Blois, Honfleur, Orléans Cathedral, Chateau de Chantilly
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau Royal de Blois
Chateau Royal de Blois
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

6
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Il Cenacolo and Grotte di Catullo will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at La Citta Alta and Castello Scaligero. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Castello di Issogne (in Issogne), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Pont-Saint-Martin (in Pont-Saint-Martin). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), steep yourself in history at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Milan online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Verona, Bergamo, Sirmione, Villa del Balbianello, Castello di Issogne
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Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia

8
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.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio), Cappella Della Madonna Del Carcere (in Civita di Bagnoregio) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome vacation maker website.

Fly from Milan to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milan in October: highs in Rome hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Civita di Bagnoregio, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Chiesa di San Salvatore
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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