14 days in Amsterdam, Paris & Italy Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Positano, Italy
Ferry to Sorrento, Fly to Mumbai

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step out of Amsterdam with an excursion to Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort--about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take a stroll through Red Light District, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, and get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam visit planner.

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In May, Amsterdam is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 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.
On the 7th (Sun), head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage, then wander the streets of Le Marais, and then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 9th (Tue), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 72°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 12th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Easy Living and then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

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Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rome, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Capri.
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Capri, Italy — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look for gifts at Ceramiche Tavassi, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Grande Public Beach, appreciate the history behind Natural Arch, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, then tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, and finally make a trip to Via Krupp. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Blue Grotto, steep yourself in history at Villa San Michele, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, then contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, then make a trip to Chiesa di Santo Stefano, and finally make a trip to Piazza Umberto I.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Capri day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Rome to Capri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Positano.
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Positano, Italy

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 16th (Tue), look for gifts at Ceramica Assunta, look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Positano holiday planning tool.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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