16 days in France & Italy Itinerary

16 days in France & Italy Itinerary

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16 days in France & Italy Itinerary

Start: Atlanta, United States
Fly:  13​h
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Le Lavandou, France
— 3 nights
taxi + train:  4​h
4
Lyon, France
— 1 night
tram + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Atlanta, United States

4
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.
Attractions like The Paris Catacombs and Disneyland Paris make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online vacation planner .

Atlanta, USA to Paris is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. In June, Paris is slightly colder than Atlanta - with highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mandelieu-la-Napoule.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

3
nights
Mandelieu-la-Napoule, France

Bring the kids along to Plage du Chateau and Waterworld lake of gaudrade. Change things up with a short trip to Les Gorges du Blavet in Bagnols-en-Foret (about 46 minutes away).

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mandelieu-la-Napoule itinerary planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Paris to Mandelieu-la-Napoule. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Mandelieu-la-Napoule when traveling from Paris in June, with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Mandelieu-la-Napoule

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Les Gorges du Verdon, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Parc Zoologique de Frejus, Musee du Parfum Fragonard, Les Gorges du Blavet
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade

3
nights
Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou ©
Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Bring the kids along to La plage and Plage d'Aiguebelle. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, hike along Sentier du littoral - Le Lavandou - Plage de la Fossette, kick back and relax at Plage de l'Estagnol, and stroll through Plage de Jean Blanc.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Le Lavandou visit planner.

Drive from Mandelieu-la-Napoule to Le Lavandou in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Plage de l'Estagnol
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Plage de Jean Blanc ©
Plage de Jean Blanc
Scuba & Snorkeling
Jet 007 ©
Jet 007

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 20th (Sat), ride a horse along Parc de la Tete d'Or, then get your game on at BPK Entertainment, then make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally get your game on at SENSAS Lyon.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lyon route planner .

Do a combination of taxi and train from Le Lavandou to Lyon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Lyon

Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums Golf
Highlights from your plan
SENSAS Lyon ©
SENSAS Lyon
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
BPK Entertainment ©
BPK Entertainment

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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 21st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Like a Venetian, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Lyon to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, flight, and train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, then have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

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You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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