13 days in Italy, Madrid & Paris Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
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Rapallo, Italy
— 6 nights
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Milan, Italy
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Madrid is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 5 hours. In September in Madrid, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Paris.
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Nightlife · Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Luxembourg Gardens, Palais Garnier, Le Marais, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, Paris is little chillier than Madrid - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
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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.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio and then contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Milan travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Paris in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rapallo.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Rapallo, Italy — 6 nights

Cultural Heart of the Italian Riviera

As the Italian Riviera's largest town, Rapallo is noted for its castle perched above the sea and the colorful buildings that lead down the hill to the south-facing bay.
Venture out of the city with trips to Levanto (Levanto Beach & Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). Next up on the itinerary: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapallo road trip tool.

Drive from Milan to Rapallo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Rapallo. You will leave for Milan on the 20th (Tue).
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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Milan road trip app.

Traveling by car from Rapallo to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapallo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Milan, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Puerta del Sol.

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Traveling by flight from Milan to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in September, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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