9 days in France & Italy Itinerary

9 days in France & Italy Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 1 day
Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to La Palud sur Verdon
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La Palud sur Verdon, France
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Louvre Museum, then explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and then head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Paris online sightseeing planner.

Pune, India to Paris is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Paris is minus 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to La Palud sur Verdon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

La Palud sur Verdon, France

— 1 night
You've now added Les Gorges du Verdon to your itinerary. On the 13th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Faience, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Bargeme, then wander the streets of Village de Bargeme, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee Des Tourneurs Sur Bois and then walk around Parc Naturel Regional du Verdon.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the La Palud sur Verdon trip itinerary maker tool.

Explore your travel options from Paris to La Palud sur Verdon with the Route module. Traveling from Paris in May, expect nights in La Palud sur Verdon to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in La Palud sur Verdon

Parks · Nature · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 15th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Acquerino Cantagallo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto.

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You can drive from La Palud sur Verdon to Florence in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

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 17th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Giardino del lago and then cool off at Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

France travel guide

4.3
Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.