18 days in Italy, Innsbruck & Paris Itinerary

18 days in Italy, Innsbruck & Paris Itinerary

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18 days in Italy, Innsbruck & Paris Itinerary

Chicago, United States
Fly:  13​h
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Chicago, United States

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trastevere, Musei Capitolini, Galleria Borghese, and other attractions you added. Palatine Hill and Roman Forum will appeal to history buffs.

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Chicago, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. September in Rome sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
days
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Pitti Palace, Piazza della Signoria, Piazza del Duomo, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip site .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Canal Grande, Gallerie dell'Accademia, and other attractions. On the 12th (Wed), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You'll set off for Innsbruck on the 14th (Fri).

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#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

3
days
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get out of town with these interesting Innsbruck side-trips: Zillertaler Hohenstrasse (in Hippach) and Stuibenfall (in Umhausen).

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Innsbruck holiday maker site .

Getting from Venice to Innsbruck by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, Innsbruck is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 68°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Innsbruck

#Scenic Drive, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Zillertaler Hohenstrasse, Stuibenfall
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Zillertaler Hohenstrasse ©
Zillertaler Hohenstrasse
Stuibenfall ©
Stuibenfall

3
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Musee d'Orsay, and other attractions. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sainte-Chapelle and Pont-Neuf. Your inner history buff will appreciate Montmartre and Place de la Bastille. There's more to do: take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing website .

Fly from Innsbruck to Paris in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Fri).

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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