18 days in Italy, Paris & Geneva Itinerary

18 days in Italy, Paris & Geneva Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Kids will enjoy Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Versailles (The Hall of Mirrors, Palace of Versailles, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Paris is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Doha in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Geneva, Switzerland

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kids will enjoy Chaplin's World and Lake Geneva. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux), Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de St-Pierre, admire the striking features of Cathedrale de Lausanne, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Paris to Geneva by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May in Geneva, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Family-friendly places like Duomo di Milano and Museo di Castelvecchio will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, engage your brain at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Milan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Geneva to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Geneva in May; daily highs in Milan reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Pantheon. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip builder.

You can fly from Milan to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.