16 days in Italy & France Itinerary

16 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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16 days in Italy & France Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Nice, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: New Delhi, India


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2
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Luxembourg Palace, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris travel guide.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are Paris-Orly Airport and Charles de Gaulle International Airport. In November, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Pisa.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
On the 4th (Fri), make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Pisa.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Pisa travel guide.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Pisa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in November: high temperatures in Pisa hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucca
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral

2
nights
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 5th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, and finally see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence travel guide.

Take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. November in Florence sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

3
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.
Rome is known for sightseeing, historic sites, religious sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch a live event at Colosseum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome travel guide.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, nature, museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Grand Canal, contemplate the long history of Bridge of Sighs, admire the landmark architecture of Doges' Palace, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice travel guide.

Traveling by train from Rome to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in November, you will find days in Venice are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Place Massena, then stroll through Castle Hill, and then take a stroll through Old Town (Vieille Ville).

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nice travel guide.

You can fly from Venice to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in November: highs in Nice hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

2
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 14th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Foundation Vasarely, don't miss a visit to Randonnees theatrales Marcel Pagnol Cie Dans la cour des Grands, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. On your second day here, take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, then browse the exhibits of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, and finally examine the collection at Granet Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marseille travel guide.

You can drive from Nice to Marseille in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Marseille, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night.

Things to do in Marseille

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Aix-en-Provence
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Musee Granet ©
Musee Granet
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde

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