18 days in Italy & France Itinerary

18 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Montpellier, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Marseille, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
10
Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Foggia, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
12
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
End: Rome, Italy


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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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Le Maraisfor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Île de la Cité and Latin Quarter. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online trip maker.

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Bordeaux.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Latin Quarter ©
Latin Quarter
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

1
night
Bordeaux, France

Bordeaux
With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau), thenexplore the historical opulence of Chateau du Taillan, thenponder the design of Monument aux Girondins, and finally wander the streets of Port of the Moon.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bordeaux trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Bordeaux by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect nights in Bordeaux to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Montpellier.

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Chateau du Taillan ©
Chateau du Taillan
Port of the Moon ©
Port of the Moon

1
night
Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take a stroll through Place de la Comedie.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Montpellier trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bordeaux to Montpellier takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Montpellier

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Place de la Comedie ©
Place de la Comedie

1
night
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Marseille using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Marseille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Marseille can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calanques
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Calanques ©
Calanques
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

1
night
Nice, France

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a stroll through Place Rossetti.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Genoa visit planning site.

You can drive from Nice to Genoa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Genoa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Genoa

Shopping Historic Sites
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Romeo Viganotti ©
Romeo Viganotti
Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea ©

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Thu), appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Genoa to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Genoa in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and finally take in the exciting artwork at ALEFBET.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Naples road trip tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Decumani di Napoli
Decumani di Napoli
Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno ©
Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno

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night
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Apollo.

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Pompeii is very close to Naples. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Foggia.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
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Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Casa del Fauno ©
Casa del Fauno

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night
Foggia, Italy

Foggia ©
Foggia is a city and comune of Apulia, in southern Italy, capital of the province of Foggia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Troia, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Agostino Foggia. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Teatro Giordano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cattedrale di Foggia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa delle Croci, thenmake a trip to Santuario Madre di Dio Incoronata, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Foggia online tour planner.

You can drive from Pompeii to Foggia in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Pompeii in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Foggia, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Foggia

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cattedrale di Troia
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Duomo ©
Duomo
Basilica Cattedrale di Foggia ©
Basilica Cattedrale di Foggia
Chiesa delle Croci ©
Chiesa delle Croci

3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Cupola di San Pietro. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Enjoy Rome some more: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take a stroll through Via Condotti, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip planner.

You can drive from Foggia to Rome in 4 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Foggia in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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