30 days in Italy & France Itinerary

30 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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30 days in Italy & France Itinerary

Start: Milan, Italy
Train:  2​h 30​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train + Subway:  3​h
4
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Hyeres, France
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6​h
9
Bayeux, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Rouen, France
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
11
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Milan, Italy


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2
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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Gallerie dell'Accademia and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, approximately 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Ca' Roman.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary website .

Milan to Venice is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. March in Venice sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and The Baptistery of St. John. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Duomo di Siena). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Florence road trip tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Siena
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Colosseum and Palatine Hill will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning site .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Francesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then take in the exciting artwork at Kundry Bottega d'Arte, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip maker tool .

Do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in March, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, Chiesa di San Francesco
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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 12th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Restituta, then brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, then see the vivid underwater world at Posillipo, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Naples, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Chiesa della Santissima Annunziata
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain and Palais Lascaris. Popular historic sites such as Église Saint Veran and Eglise Notre-Dame de Bon Voyage are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Parc des Rives du Loup (in La Colle sur Loup), Arboretum du Mont-Gros (in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin) and Sentier de la Vallee de la Brague (in Valbonne). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at L'aquarium Naturel des Flots Bleus, see the interesting displays at Musee des Coquillages, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Collegiale Saint Paul.

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Traveling by flight from Naples to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Nice

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

St-Paul-de-Vence, La Recreation Champetre, Les Jardins du MIP, Scuba & Snorkeling, Musee des Coquillages
Highlights from your plan
Parc des Rives du Loup ©
Parc des Rives du Loup
Palais Lascaris ©
Palais Lascaris

2
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
On the 17th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Terre d'Avenir, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Saint Victor, then look for all kinds of wild species at Le Sentier Du Lezard, then see the interesting displays at Musee Urgonia, and finally identify plant and animal life at Les Gorges de Regalon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, take in the dramatic natural features at La Calanque de Figuerolles, get interesting insight from Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, and finally identify plant and animal life at Vallon Sourn.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence trip builder app .

Drive from Nice to Aix-en-Provence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hyeres.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Ciotat, Musee Urgonia, Les Gorges de Regalon, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Abbaye Saint Victor
Highlights from your plan
Le Sentier Du Lezard ©
Le Sentier Du Lezard
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine ©
Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine

2
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste, then explore the striking landscape at Sentier Jean Francois Jube, then look for all kinds of wild species at La Route du Sel, and finally discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Pointe des Sardinaux, identify plant and animal life at Le Barrage de la Verne, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame De Constance, and finally trek along Sentier du Littoral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hyeres trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Aix-en-Provence to Hyeres takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Hyeres are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Hyeres

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scuba & Snorkeling, Notre Dame De Constance, Pointe des Sardinaux, Sentier Jean Francois Jube, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste ©
Eglise Saint Jean-Baptiste
Notre Dame De Constance ©
Notre Dame De Constance

3
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Normandy American Cemetery and Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hermanville War Cemetery and German War Cemetery Marigny. Venture out of the city with trips to Espace Musee Charles Leandre (in Conde-sur-Noireau), Cimetiere Militaire Allemand (in Orglandes) and les etangs du val de See (in Saint-Georges-de-Livoye). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Dunes d'Hattainville, explore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Hyeres to Bayeux takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Hyeres in March; daily highs in Bayeux reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hermanville War Cemetery, Cap Levi, Dunes d'Hattainville, Normandy American Cemetery, Espace Musee Charles Leandre
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery ©

3
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Cimetiere Saint-Sever are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Musee De La Verrerie and Centre d'Art Contemporain Matmut. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: L'Arche Feline (in Vascoeuil), Les Cressonnieres (in Veules-les-Roses) and Caresse de Tigre (in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Le Bois des Aigles, examine the collection at V1 Site at Val Ygot, admire the masterpieces at Verrerie, Centre Culturel du Manoir de Fontaine, and stroll around Parc et Jardin du Chateau de Vandrimare.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Rouen day trip site .

You can drive from Bayeux to Rouen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Rouen sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Blangy-sur-Bresle, L'Arche Feline, V1 Site at Val Ygot, Les Cressonnieres, Chateau de Martainville
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Caresse de Tigre ©
Caresse de Tigre
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay. Get some historical perspective at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paris sightseeing planning app .

You can take a bus from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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