30 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

30 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 9 nights
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Nice, France
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Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Bergamo (Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, La Citta Alta, &more), Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello) and Chiesa di San Giorgio (in Varenna). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milan holiday planner.

London, UK to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Milan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Piazza delle Erbe, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Venice are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Florence, Italy

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence sightseeing planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 10 — 14:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, wander the streets of Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Naples, Italy

— 9 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena (in Atrani), Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, &more) and Pompeii (Lupanar & Villa dei Misteri). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Naples visit planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Nice, France

— 4 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Musee Picasso (in Antibes) and La Croisette (in Cannes). Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, make a trip to Citadelle Saint-Elme, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nice online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Naples to Nice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in May, expect nights in Nice to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 31:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.