24 days in Italy, Paris & Nice Itinerary

24 days in Italy, Paris & Nice Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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La Spezia, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive to Pozzuoli, Ferry to Ischia
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Ischia, Italy
— 1 night
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Capri, Italy
— 3 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (The Trianons & The Hamlet, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and stop by Montmartre.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning tool.

Belfast, UK to Paris is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of train, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Belfast, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Nice, France

— 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Saint-Raphael (Lion of the Sea (Lion de Mer) & TakSea), Cannes (La Croisette & Rue d'Antibes) and Cite Episcopale (in Frejus). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Castel Plage, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, head outdoors with Quai Rauba Capeu, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice trip planning tool.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Paris in July since evenings lows in Nice dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

La Spezia, Italy

— 2 nights
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Incendio del Castello con la Processione Religiosa dei Crocifissi.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read La Spezia route builder app.

Traveling by car from Nice to La Spezia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in La Spezia when traveling from Nice in July, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

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Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, stop by Trastevere, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from La Spezia to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Ischia.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ischia, Italy

— 1 night
Ischia is a volcanic island in the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Pizzi Bianchi Mountain, then discover the deep blue sea with Associazione Nemo - mare, cultura, territorio, then relax and rejuvenate at Atmosphere Beauty Wellness Spa, and finally look for gifts at Ischia Salumi.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ischia visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rome to Ischia in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Ischia are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ischia

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Capri, Italy

— 3 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 5th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, head outdoors with Le Ondine Beach Club, make a trip to Chiesa di Santo Stefano, and look for gifts at Eco Capri.

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Ride a ferry from Ischia to Capri in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Sorrento, Italy

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Venture out of the city with trips to Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi), Positano (Fornillo, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, &more) and Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Duomo di Ravello).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sorrento day trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In August in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take an in-depth tour of Galleria 92, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di San Nicolo, and finally head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sorrento to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Sorrento in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Milan, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nightlife

Side Trips

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.