22 days in France & Italy Itinerary

22 days in France & Italy Itinerary

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22 days in France & Italy Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Cancale, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Trouville-sur-Mer, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rouen, France
— 1 night
5
Paris, France
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
8
Viareggio, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
9
La Spezia, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
10
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
End: Pisa, Italy


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4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Montparnasse Tower, Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, Eiffel Tower, and other attractions you added. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris trip planner .

If you are flying in from Russia, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cancale.

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
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Cancale, France

Cancale ©
Cancale is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France. On the 11th (Wed), don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Pointe du Grouin, then make a trip to Centre Historique, then make a trip to Le Moulin de Moidrey, and finally cool off at Alligator Bay.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cancale day trip app .

Getting from Paris to Cancale by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cancale: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Trouville-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Cancale

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Centre Historique, Le Moulin de Moidrey, La Grande Rue, Alligator Bay
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Alligator Bay ©
Alligator Bay
Le Moulin de Moidrey ©
Le Moulin de Moidrey
Pointe du Grouin ©
Pointe du Grouin

3
nights
Trouville-sur-Mer, France

Trouville-sur-Mer ©
This village of fishermen is a popular coastal resort attraction in Normandy.
You've added Saint Catherine's Church, Le Vieux Bassin, Omaha Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Trouville-sur-Mer: Mont Saint-Michel (in Mont-Saint-Michel), Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery (in Reviers) and Remains Mulberry Harbour (in Arromanches-les-Bains). There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Trouville-sur-Mer road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Cancale to Trouville-sur-Mer takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Trouville-sur-Mer are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Trouville-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bayeux, Honfleur, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, American Cemetery & Memorial
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

1
night
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, make a trip to Place du Vieux-Marche, admire the striking features of Church of St. Joan of Arc, then get to know the fascinating history of Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rouen road trip planner.

You can drive from Trouville-sur-Mer to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

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hours
Paris, France

Paris
To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rouen to Paris takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Rouen in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. On the 17th (Tue), you're off toPisa.

Things to do in Paris

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, and then admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Pfanner.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pisa online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Paris to Pisa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pisa: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Lucca
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Palazzo Pfanner ©
Palazzo Pfanner

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Piazza del Campo & Siena Cathedral). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Pisa to Florence by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Viareggio.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Siena
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Viareggio, Italy

Viareggio ©
Viareggio is a city and comune in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Pontile Bellavista Vittoria, don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, then don't miss a visit to La Passeggiata, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno Maurizio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Viareggio online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from Florence to Viareggio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Viareggio, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Viareggio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Piazza Duomo, Wine Tours & Tastings, Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark, Pontile Bellavista Vittoria
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Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
Fortezza delle Verrucole - Archeopark ©
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza (in Monterosso al Mare), Vernazza (in Vernazza) and Genoa (Spianata Castelletto, Acquario di Genova, & more). There's much more to do: trek along Cinque Terre Trails, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, and wander the streets of Portovenere.

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Traveling by car from Viareggio to La Spezia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in La Spezia sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Genoa, Cinque Terre, Baia del Silenzio, Portovenere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

1
night
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
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Drive from La Spezia to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Martin Cathedral
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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