29 days in Italy, France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

29 days in Italy, France & Monte-Carlo Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 7 nights
2
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
3
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
4
Aix-en-Provence, France
— 3 nights
5
Nice, France
— 3 nights
6
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

7
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sainte-Chapelle and Chateau de Fontainebleau. Step out of the city life by going to Ile Saint-Louis and L'Orangerie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte (in Maincy), Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet) and Orléans Cathedral (in Orleans). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and steep yourself in history at Chateau Royal de Blois.

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Montreal, Canada to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Paris is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Blois, Chateau of Vincennes, Chateau de Maintenon, Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Chateau de Fontainebleau
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
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.
On the 13th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Abbaye aux Hommes, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey d’Ardenne, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sainte-Mère-Église, make a trip to Reporters Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Normandie Savoir-Faire.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Paris to Bayeux in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in July; daily highs in Bayeux reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Abbaye aux Hommes, Church of Sainte-Mère-Église, German War Cemetery, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
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 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Le Petit Monde de Marcel Pagnol, head outdoors with Calanque de Port-Miou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Laurent, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vincent de Paul Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Palais du Pharo, thenget to know the fascinating history of Vallon des Auffes, thentake in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Marseille trip planner.

You can fly from Bayeux to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bayeux in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Marseille: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Aix-en-Provence.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Calanque de Port-Miou, Le Petit Monde de Marcel Pagnol
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Cathédrale La Major ©
Cathédrale La Major

3
nights
Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©
Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the striking features of Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence, learn more about the world around you at Museum d'Histoire Naturelle Aix en Provence, get engrossed in the history at Paul Cezanne’s Studio, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Hotel de Chateaurenard, thenget to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Le Tour de l'Horloge, take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Aviasim Aix-en-Provence, and finally explore the world behind art at Site Granet XXe, Collection Jean Planque.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Aix-en-Provence vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Marseille to Aix-en-Provence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Aix-en-Provence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Aix-en-Provence

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence ©
Mairie d'Aix-en-Provence
Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Saint-Paul de Vence and Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice. Get some cultural insight at Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews and Monastère de Cimiez. When in Nice, make a side trip to see Room Escape Games in Cannes, approximately Cannes away. There's lots more to do: take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Armenienne Sainte-Marie de Nice, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nice trip maker site.

Drive from Aix-en-Provence to Nice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in July, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, Musee Renoir, Room Escape Games, Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, Saint-Paul de Vence
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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews ©
Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice ©
Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice

1
night
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Monte-Carlo trip planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a short distance from Nice. July in Monte-Carlo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Jardin Exotique de Monaco, Prince's Palace
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Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco ©
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duomo di Pisa and The Baptistery of St. John. Get a sense of the local culture at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Monte-Carlo to Florence by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Duomo di Pisa
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borghese and Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. Colosseum and Piazza Venezia will appeal to history buffs. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tarquinia (Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense & Necropoli di Tarquinia). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, make a trip to Roman Forum, and explore the ancient world of Foro di Cesare.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary maker site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tarquinia
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese

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