31 days in Italy & France Itinerary

31 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 6 nights
3
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Bayeux, France
— 5 nights
6
Azay-le-Rideau, France
— 3 nights
7
Paris, France
— 5 nights


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4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Basilica and Villa Adriana. Change things up with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome visit planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Rome due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in July: high temperatures in Rome hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

6
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazzale Michelangelo. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello del Trebbio, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 12th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, make a trip to Piazza dei Signori, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, thentake a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona. Here are some ideas for day two: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, take in the views from Ponte Pietra, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Verona trip itinerary builder site.

Take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Ponte dei Sospiri are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip tool.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mont Saint-Michel and Pointe du Hoc. Get in touch with nature at Omaha Beach and Juno Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville), Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise) and Museum of Fine Arts of Caen (in Caen). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, get in on the family fun at Festyland Parc, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Bayeux trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Venice to Bayeux in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Bayeux is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Azay-le-Rideau.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, Pointe du Hoc, Festyland Parc, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

3
nights
Azay-le-Rideau, France

Azay-le-Rideau ©
As the center of the Touraine Appellation d'Origine Contrôlée (AOC) for the Loire Valley, Azay-le-Rideau produces dry, white wines and red wines rich in tannins.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Chenonceau and Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau. Chateau de Chambord and Chateau de Langeais will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Azay-le-Rideau to go to Contres and see Les anes de Madame, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Villandry, test your team's savvy at Forteresse royale de Chinon, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau du Rivau.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Azay-le-Rideau online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Bayeux to Azay-le-Rideau by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Azay-le-Rideau

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Les anes de Madame, Chateau de Chambord, Chateau du Rivau, Chateau de Chenonceau, Chateau de Langeais
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Chateau de Villandry ©
Chateau de Villandry
Chateau de Chenonceau ©
Chateau de Chenonceau
Chateau de Chambord ©
Chateau de Chambord

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Azay-le-Rideau to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Paris sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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