39 days in Italy, London & Paris Itinerary

39 days in Italy, London & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Paris, France
— 10 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
7
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of London and Tate Britain. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and steep yourself in history at Royal Mews.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our London travel planning website.

San Francisco, USA to London is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to London, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
HMS Belfast ©
HMS Belfast
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

10
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Marmottan Monet and Montmartre. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and The Army Museum. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Apothicairerie Royale (in Saint-Germain-en-Laye) and Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Hall of Mirrors). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online journey builder.

Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau of Vincennes, Apothicairerie Royale
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
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.
Piazza San Marco and Scuola Grande di San Rocco will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Ponte dei Sospiri. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Cannaregio, visit Campo del Ghetto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and explore the galleries of Doge's Palace.

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Fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

4
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Vernazza. Get some cultural insight at Castello Doria and Castello di Riomaggiore. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina, and hike along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre online trip maker.

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of Santa Croce and Campanile di Giotto. Explore hidden gems such as Palazzo Vecchio and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio

7
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.
Colosseum and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cupola di San Pietro and Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Underground Naples and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte and Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples vacation planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. May in Naples sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Teatro Grande
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Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Cloister of Santa Chiara ©
Cloister of Santa Chiara

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