45 days in Italy & France Itinerary

45 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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Paris, France
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Dijon, France
— 2 nights
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Autun, France
— 2 nights
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Lyon, France
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Avignon, France
— 2 nights
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 2 nights
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
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Cannes, France
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
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Cremona, Italy
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Verona, Italy
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Venice, Italy
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Pisa, Italy
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Paris Plage. Eiffel Tower and Chartres Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, and take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris holiday planning website.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 24th (Wed), you're off to Dijon.

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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Dijon, France

Dijon ©

Gateway to Burgundy

Perhaps best known for its locally produced mustard, Dijon also makes a wonderfully flavorful crème de cassis, or blackcurrant liqueur, and boasts excellent examples of regional architecture with polychrome roofs made of tiles in terracotta, green, yellow, and black placed in geometric patterns.
On the 24th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Domaine Armelle et Bernard Rion, see the interesting displays at Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu, learn about winemaking at Maison Joseph Drouhin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Notre-Dame de Dole, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Michel de Dijon, and finally explore the world behind art at Palace of the Dukes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc de l'Auxois, explore the historical opulence of Château de Châteauneuf, take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Art Sacre, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Vie Bourguignonne, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Benigne de Dijon, and finally walk along Owl's Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dijon attractions planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Dijon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Dijon, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Autun.

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Hôtel-Dieu Museum Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu ©
Owl's Trail ©
Owl's Trail
Château de Châteauneuf ©
Château de Châteauneuf

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Autun, France

Autun ©
Autun is a commune in the Saône-et-Loire department in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté in eastern France. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Couches, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de La Rochepot, then learn about winemaking at Prosper Maufoux, and finally explore the ancient world of Bibracte - Mont Beuvray. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Cathedrale St-Lazare, then get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Resistance en Morvan, then explore the engaging exhibits at Musee des nourrices et des enfants de l'Assistance publique, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Digoine.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Autun itinerary app.

Getting from Dijon to Autun by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Autun can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to Lyon.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Wineries

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Chateau de La Rochepot ©
Chateau de La Rochepot
Musee de la Resistance en Morvan ©
Musee de la Resistance en Morvan
Bibracte - Mont Beuvray ©
Bibracte - Mont Beuvray

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 28th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Fresque des Lyonnais, then get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon, then kick back and relax at Plan D'Eau de Bordelan, and finally don't miss a visit to Le Mur Des Canuts. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, admire the local landmark of Place des Jacobins, then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, then steep yourself in history at Cite medievale de Perouges, and finally walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Lyon online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Autun to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Autun in July, things will get a bit warmer in Lyon: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Avignon.

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Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

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Avignon, France

Avignon ©

City of Popes

An ancient town center surrounded by medieval ramparts, Avignon is a major city of Provence and a Mediterranean city in the Vaucluse department on the left bank of the Rhône River.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Palais des Papes, then snap pictures at Pont du Gard, then take in the dramatic scenery at Cascades du Sautadet, and finally take in the views from Pont d'Avignon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Saint-Paul de Mausole, admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Montmajour, then stroll through Le Sentier des Ocres, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque.

To see photos and other tourist information, refer to the Avignon trip planner.

Traveling by train from Lyon to Avignon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Avignon are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Aix-en-Provence.

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Palais des Papes ©
Palais des Papes
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Le Sentier des Ocres ©
Le Sentier des Ocres

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Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-en-Provence ©

City of a Thousand Fountains

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle des Bourras ou Penitents Gris, admire the masterpieces at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, then ponder the design of Mossy Fountain, and finally relax in the rural setting at Truffle Hunting at Les Pastras. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): browse the exhibits of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, examine the collection at Musee Granet, indulge your taste buds at Chateau La Coste en Provence, then see the interesting displays at Museum Calisson, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Vieil Aix.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aix-en-Provence trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Avignon to Aix-en-Provence in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August in Aix-en-Provence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre ©
Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre
Vieil Aix ©
Vieil Aix
Cours Mirabeau ©
Cours Mirabeau

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye Saint Victor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, then take in the dramatic natural features at Calanques, and finally wander the streets of The Panier. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major, take an in-depth tour of Musee d'Histoire de Marseille, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame du Mai, head outdoors with Ile du Gaou, then cruise along Route des Cretes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St-Vincent.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Marseille travel route planning tool.

Marseille is just a short distance from Aix-en-Provence. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cannes.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Calanques ©
Calanques

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews, then see the interesting displays at Musee Fragonard, and then take a stroll through La Croisette. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance, wander the streets of Le Suquet, then contemplate the long history of Lérins Islands, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cannes trip planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Cannes in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Cannes can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Nice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes ©
Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands

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Nice, France

Nice ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Saint-Paul de Vence, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, and finally take a stroll through Vieille Ville. Keep things going the next day: go for a stroll along the water at Old Harbor (La Darse), examine the collection at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, steep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos, appreciate the extensive heritage of Chemin Frédéric Nietzsche, then steep yourself in history at La cité médiévale, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastère de Cimiez.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Nice online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Cannes to Nice in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cannes in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Turin.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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Turin, Italy

Turin ©

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Castello e Parco di Masino, explore the galleries of Reggia di Venaria Reale, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, then take a stroll through Quadrilatero Romano, and finally see the interesting displays at Il Bucintoro dei Savoia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, get engrossed in the history at Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gran Madre di Dio, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Nice to Turin by train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nice in August; daily highs in Turin reach 28°C and lows reach 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Reggia di Venaria Reale ©
Reggia di Venaria Reale

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle, and then find something for the whole family at Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Oasi di Sant'Alessio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Michele Maggiore, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan trip builder website.

You can take a train from Turin to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Cremona.

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Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Cremona, Italy

Cremona ©
Cremona is a city and comune in northern Italy, situated in Lombardy, on the left bank of the Po River in the middle of the Pianura Padana (Po valley). Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia Cistercense di Chiaravalle della Colomba, examine the collection at Villa Verdi, then explore the historical opulence of Saint Peter's Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Cremona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco delle Colonie Padane, examine the collection at Museo del Violino, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Padernello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Collegiata di S. Bartolomeo, then see the interesting displays at Museo Casa Barezzi, and finally take a stroll through Borgo Castell'Arquato.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cremona visit planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Cremona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Cremona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Verona.

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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Cathedral of Cremona ©
Cathedral of Cremona
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Villa Verdi

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello Scaligero and Scaliger Castle in Malcesine. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Anastasia and Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio). Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Sirmione (Jamaica Beach & Chiesetta di S. Anna), Limone sul Garda (La Limonaia del Castel & Museum of Tourism) and Old Ponale Road Path (in Riva Del Garda). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, and get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Verona travel route planner.

You can drive from Cremona to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

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Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally stop by Dorsoduro. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

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Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
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Doge's Palace

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Centre of San Gimignano and The Baptistery of St. John. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of Santa Croce and Centro Storico. Go for a jaunt from Florence to San Gimignano to see San Gimignano 1300 about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, kick back and relax at Lido Di Camaiore, and take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route builder tool.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Pisa.

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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
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Centro Storico

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Piaggio Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Maurizio, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Montenero, then explore the gorgeous colors at Costiera di Calafuria, and finally steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Pisa online holiday planner.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Pisa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Pisa

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Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 25th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano e Cripta di San Rufino, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then explore the galleries of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Tempio di Sant'Angelo - Chiesa di San Michele Arcangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Ubaldo, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo dei Consoli and Museo Civico, then explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, and finally wander the streets of City Centre.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Assisi road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Assisi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Neighborhoods

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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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 Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Explore hidden gems such as Piazza Venezia and Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Lido Riviera (in Salto di Fondi), Villa d'Este (in Tivoli) and Spiaggia di Torre Paola (in Sabaudia). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Assisi to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Assisi in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Sorrento.

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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 31st (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Cataldo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Sorrento, cool off at Fornillo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastero di San Paolo, admire the masterpieces at Correale di Terranova Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, stroll through La Solara, then experience rural life at La Masseria Farm Experience, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di Sant'Antonino.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sorrento online trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sorrento

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