22 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Eternal City

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 Pantheon as well as Trevi Fountain. Colosseum and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Peter's Basilica and Church of St. Louis of the French. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take a stroll through Via Condotti, and take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip builder site.

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Rome. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in February, with highs in Rome at 16°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and M.G. Design. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, and make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence holiday maker.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by La Bauta, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri. On your second day here, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice online itinerary builder.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 4 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Visit Old Town and Hofkirche for their historical value. For shopping fun, head to Bahnhofstrasse or Altstadt Luzern. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lucerne: Maennlichen (in Grindelwald), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Interlaken) and Zurich (Lake Zurich, Uetliberg Mountain, &more). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rigi, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and look for all kinds of wild species at Biosphaere Entlebuch.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne route website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in February, with highs in Lucerne at 7°C and lows at -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Seine River. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, take a stroll through Montmartre, admire the striking features of La Madeleine, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paris road trip planner.

Fly from Lucerne to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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