16 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

16 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

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16 days in Italy & Paris Itinerary

Start: Kelowna, Canada
Fly:  16​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Alassio, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Kelowna, Canada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris visit planning site .

Kelowna, Canada to Paris is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, subway, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Kelowna to Paris. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cooking Class in Florence as well as Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and finally pick up some new kitchen skills with Cooking Class in Florence.

For topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence itinerary planner.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Classes
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

1
night
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Genoa tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Florence to Genoa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in May, Genoa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Alassio.

Things to do in Genoa

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa

4
nights
Alassio, Italy

Alassio ©
Alassio is a town and comune in the province of Savona situated in the western coast of Liguria, Northern Italy, approximately 80km from the French border.Alassio is known for its natural and scenic views. Family-friendly places like Baia dei Saraceni and Lungomare Angelo Ciccione will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Alassio side-trips: Finalborgo (in Finalborgo), Museo della Comunicazione - Voci nell'etere (in Imperia) and Sanremo (San Remo Casino, Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, &more). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Bagni St. Anna, Head underground at Grotte di Toirano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiata di San Giovanni Battista, and don't miss a visit to Muretto di Alassio.

Discover how to plan a Alassio trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Genoa to Alassio by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Alassio sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Alassio

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Finale Ligure, Sanremo, Centro Storico di Albenga, Museo della Comunicazione - Voci nell'etere, Grotte di Toirano
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Grotte di Toirano ©
Grotte di Toirano
Finalborgo ©
Finalborgo

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, find something for the whole family at Leolandia, and then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Milan road trip site .

Drive from Alassio to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Alassio in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leolandia
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Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera
Leolandia ©
Leolandia

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
Kids will enjoy The Paris Catacombs and Disneyland Paris. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. See some other sides of Paris: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, snap pictures at Pont Alexandre III, enjoy breathtaking views from Montparnasse Tower, and contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Fly from Milan to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Milan in June, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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