20 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

20 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Amsterdam is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, Amsterdam is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and contemplate the long history of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planning app.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday planning website.

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, Venice is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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