22 days in France & Italy Itinerary

22 days in France & Italy Itinerary

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22 days in France & Italy Itinerary

Start: Nashville, United States
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Arzachena, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  4​h
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Lampedusa, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Nashville, United States


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2
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Get some cultural insight at Rue d'Antibes and La Croisette. Head to Les Caprices de Marilyn and Lavallie Bijoux et Joailleriefor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Cannes to Andon to see Station de Ski L'Audibergue about 54 minutes away. There's more to do: head off the coast to Lérins Islands and look for gifts at 1862 Wines & Spirits.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cannes day trip tool .

Nashville, USA to Cannes is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in January, with highs in Cannes at 56°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Arzachena.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Station de Ski L'Audibergue
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 10th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Castel Plage, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and then wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Villa Kerylos, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, and then examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip planner .

Nice is very close to Cannes. In January, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Arzachena.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Villa Kerylos
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
Arzachena, Italy

Arzachena ©
Arzachena is a town and comune in the province of Sassari, northern Sardinia, Italy. Appreciate the collections at Museo del Banditismo and Museo etnografico Galluras "il museo della Femina Agabbadora". Get in touch with nature at Cala Tinnari and Li Feruli Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Arzachena side-trips: Palau (Spiaggia di Talmone & La Gelateria Dell'angolo).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Arzachena trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from Nice to Arzachena with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Arzachena

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Palau, Cala Tinnari, Museo del Banditismo, Museo etnografico Galluras , Li Feruli Beach
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Museo etnografico Galluras ©
Museo etnografico Galluras
Cala Tinnari ©
Cala Tinnari
Museo del Banditismo ©
Museo del Banditismo

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Fattoria Casa Sola, then do a tasting at L'Orcio a Ca di Pesa srl, and then learn about winemaking at Vallone de Cecione. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at I'Mago, do a tasting at Tenuta del Palagio, then do a tasting at Terre di Perseto, and finally stop by Artesia Ceramica.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Arzachena to Florence in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Fattoria Casa Sola, Artesia Ceramica
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Fattoria Casa Sola ©
Fattoria Casa Sola
L'Orcio a Ca di Pesa srl ©
L'Orcio a Ca di Pesa srl
Vallone de Cecione ©
Vallone de Cecione

3
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.
Vatican Museums and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Officine Creative Roma and Riva di Polline. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare in Maccarese, approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum and take in the dramatic natural features at Passeggiata di Gianicolo.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip app .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. January in Rome sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatican Museums, Riva di Polline, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona

1
night
Lampedusa, Italy

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): head outdoors with Mare Morto, visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Capo Grecale, look for gifts at Gasparino, then stop by Il Veliero di Lampedusa, and finally stop by La tortuga loca.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lampedusa fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Rome to Lampedusa in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Rome in January, Lampedusa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites
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Mare Morto ©
Mare Morto
Faro di Capo Grecale ©
Faro di Capo Grecale

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Champs-Elysees and Montmartre are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Le Marais and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage, examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lampedusa in January: highs in Paris hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, take a stroll through Cannaregio, look for gifts at Peterpan Masks, then look for gifts at Paper Owl, and finally stop by Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse for treasures at Cavalier, look for gifts at Raggio Veneziano, stop by Venezia Oro & Occhiali, stop by L'artista della barbaria, then stop by Magie di Carnevale, and finally stop by BrAgora.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Paris to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Venice, expect temperatures between 47°F during the day and 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Bragora ©
Bragora
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon ©
Gioielleria Eredi Jovon

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