11 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

11 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
3
Genoa, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Nice, France
— 4 nights

2
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.
On the 14th (Sat), contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary builder website.

Alexandria, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Alexandria to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Alexandria in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 16th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Florence route planning website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Florence dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Genoa: Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante), Vernazza (Vernazza & Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church) and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza (in Monterosso al Mare). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare, visit Portovenere, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Genoa road trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Genoa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Genoa when traveling from Florence in July, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Baia del Silenzio, Portovenere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: La Croisette (in Cannes) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). Spend the 21st (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

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Traveling by car from Genoa to Nice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

La Croisette, Saint-Paul de Vence, Marineland, Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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