12 days in Italy & France Itinerary

12 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Pisa, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Nice, France
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Vancouver, Canada


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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.
Piazza San Marco and Gallerie dell'Accademia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bagni Perla and Museo Correr. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Burano to see New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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Vancouver, Canada to Venice is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Vancouver to Venice, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in August, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 85°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory, Bagni Perla
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Pisa and Leaning Tower of Pisa. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bagno Carlo and Bagno Piemonte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pisa: La Vela BeachClub (in Lido Di Camaiore) and Marina di Pietrasanta (Bagno Grazia & Eldorado).

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa route planner.

You can drive from Venice to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Pisa, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Marina di Pietrasanta, La Vela BeachClub
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Bagno Carlo ©
Bagno Carlo

1
night
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 12th (Sun), stroll through Castel Plage and then kick back and relax at Paloma Beach.

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Getting from Pisa to Nice by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. While traveling from Pisa, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Paloma Beach
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Paloma Beach ©
Paloma Beach
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, and contemplate the long history of The Paris Catacombs.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Nice to Paris in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Paris when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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