8 days in Italy, Paris & Lugano Itinerary

8 days in Italy, Paris & Lugano Itinerary

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8 days in Italy, Paris & Lugano Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  7​h 15​min
2
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
3
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
4
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  3​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
End: Rome, Italy

2
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.
You've added Louvre Museum, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, Sainte-Chapelle, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris online holiday planner .

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In February, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then browse the exhibits of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

1
day
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria degli Angioli, then explore the activities along Lake Lugano, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte San Salvatore, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro storico Gandria.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lugano trip website .

Traveling by car from Milan to Lugano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Lugano

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Santa Maria degli Angioli ©
Santa Maria degli Angioli

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the activities along Naviglio Grande and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan route tool .

Drive from Lugano to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bioparco di Roma as well as Via Condotti. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally make a trip to Via Condotti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums and then meet the residents at Bioparco di Roma.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rome driving holiday planner.

Getting from Milan to Rome by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Milan in February, things will get a bit warmer in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

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

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