16 days in Italy, Nimes & Montpellier Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Nimes & Montpellier Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Arezzo, Italy
— 3 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Nimes, France
— 3 nights
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Montpellier, France
— 3 nights

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Pantheon and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, get a taste of the local shopping with Trevimage, wander the streets of Trastevere, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Tourcoing, France to Rome is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tourcoing in November: high temperatures in Rome hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Arezzo.

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

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Arezzo, Italy

Arezzo ©

Ancient City

Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Siena and Santa Maria della Pieve are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Battistero di San Giovanni and Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli . Go for a jaunt from Arezzo to Asciano to see Crete Senesi about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: push the limits with RSE Italia, examine the collection at Museo dei Mezzi di Comunicazione, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francesco, Arezzo, and make a trip to Piazza Grande.

Plan trip to Arezzo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Rome to Arezzo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Verona.

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Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Wildlife

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RSE Italia ©
RSE Italia
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Battistero di San Giovanni ©
Battistero di San Giovanni

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally catch a live event at Arena di Verona.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Verona trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Arezzo to Verona by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In November, daytime highs in Verona are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nimes.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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Nimes, France

French Rome

Nîmes has a rich history dating back to the Roman Empire, with a stunning coliseum that is second only to Rome's.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palais des Papes and CACN - Centre d'Art Contemporain de Nimes. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pont d'Avignon and La Maison Carree. Get out of town with these interesting Nimes side-trips: Roussillon (La Compagnie des Ocres & Le Sentier des Ocres), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Avignon) and Chateauneuf-du-Pape (Distillerie A. Blachere & Musee du Vin Brotte Degustation et Vente). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Temple de Diane and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Et-Saint-Castor de Nimes.

To find ratings and tourist information, read our Nimes visit planner.

Drive from Verona to Nimes in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. November in Nimes sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Nimes

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Pont d'Avignon ©
Pont d'Avignon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): make a trip to Porte du Peyrou. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, admire the striking features of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, and then wander the streets of Place de la Comedie.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Montpellier day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Nimes to Montpellier takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for home.

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Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes ©
Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
Musee Fabre ©
Musee Fabre
Place de la Comedie ©
Place de la Comedie

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