18 days in Rome, Venice & Paris Itinerary

18 days in Rome, Venice & Paris Itinerary

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18 days in Rome, Venice & Paris Itinerary

Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Paris, France
— 9 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Cairo, Egypt

5
days
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Vetro Artefatto. Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare in Maccarese, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

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Cairo, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Rome. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in July: high temperatures in Rome hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

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Vatican City, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica di San Pietro ©
Basilica di San Pietro
Vatican Museums ©
Vatican Museums

3
days
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 hidden gems such as Ponte dei Sospiri and La Giudecca. Get some historical perspective at St. Mark's Square and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and explore the galleries of Doges' Palace.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

9
days
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.
Get in touch with nature at Paris Plage and Île de la Cité. Head to Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Chateau de Fontainebleau (in Fontainebleau), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ile Saint-Louis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and see the interesting displays at Musée d'Orsay.

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Getting from Venice to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Venice in July; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Chartres Cathedral, Palace of Versailles, Chateau de Fontainebleau, Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral

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