16 days in Italy, Paris & Geneva Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Paris & Geneva Itinerary

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16 days in Italy, Paris & Geneva Itinerary

Start: Portland, United States
Fly:  16​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
2
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Greve in Chianti, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Montalcino, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Portland, United States

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Giverny to see Fondation Claude Monet about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, make a trip to Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planning site .

Portland, USA to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Time is 9 hours. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for little chillier days in Paris, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Fondation Claude Monet
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 12th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Geneva. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then admire all the interesting features of La Suisse Steam paddle boat..

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Geneva trip website .

Getting from Paris to Geneva by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. September in Geneva sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

La Suisse Steam paddle boat.
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Greve in Chianti, Italy

Greve in Chianti ©
Explore hidden gems such as Tenuta Casanova and Poggio al Bosco. Get out of town with these interesting Greve in Chianti side-trips: Ravagni since 1421 (in Anghiari) and Via delle Volte (in Castellina In Chianti).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Greve in Chianti online travel route planner .

Explore your travel options from Geneva to Greve in Chianti with the Route module. Traveling from Geneva in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Greve in Chianti: highs are around 78°F and lows about 59°F. You will leave for Montalcino on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Castellina In Chianti, Ravagni since 1421, Poggio al Bosco
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Poggio al Bosco ©
Poggio al Bosco
Tenuta Casanova ©
Tenuta Casanova
Ravagni since 1421 ©
Ravagni since 1421

2
nights
Montalcino, Italy

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
On the next day, steep yourself in history at Terme Bagno Vignoni and then do a tasting at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Montalcino using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Greve in Chianti to Montalcino takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Marina di Alberese, Terme Bagno Vignoni
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Podere Il Cocco ©
Podere Il Cocco
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday planning app .

Drive from Montalcino to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Food Tours
Wine Tours & Tastings
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries

2
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, ponder the design of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Rome sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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