17 days in Italy, Paris & Nice Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Paris & Nice Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 1 night
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La Spezia, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris tour itinerary maker site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Paris is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

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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.
Visit La Croisette and Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Vieille Ville and Rue d'Antibes. Go for a jaunt from Nice to Biot to see Eglise de Biot about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Bernardin.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice attractions planner.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nice, with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Cannes, Eglise Saint Jean Baptiste, Chapelle Saint-Bernardin, Eglise de Biot
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Rue d'Antibes ©
Rue d'Antibes

1
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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.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola, get engrossed in the history at Museo di Palazzo Reale, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello, then explore the world behind art at Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova.

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Drive from Nice to Genoa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Genoa sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to La Spezia.

Things to do in Genoa

Museums · Historic Sites
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Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola ©
Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola
Museo di Palazzo Reale ©
Museo di Palazzo Reale

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La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. On the 16th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, and then trek along Cinque Terre footpaths.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our La Spezia journey planner.

Traveling by train from Genoa to La Spezia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in La Spezia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Cinque Terre
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Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 17th (Fri), tee off at Golf Club Tirrenia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, and then admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Pisa trip planner.

Traveling by car from La Spezia to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Pisa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites
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Golf Club Tirrenia ©
Golf Club Tirrenia
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Florence vacation planner.

You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and Palatine Hill. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Via Gabina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, Rome is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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

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