12 days in Italy & Monaco Itinerary

12 days in Italy & Monaco Itinerary

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12 days in Italy & Monaco Itinerary

Start: Portland, United States
+2
Fly + foot + train:  18​h
1
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Turin, Italy
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Portland, United States


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2
nights
Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Gardens, and then try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Monte Carlo Harbor, then see the interesting displays at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Exotique de Monaco.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Monte-Carlo itinerary planner .

Portland, USA to Monte-Carlo is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Monte-Carlo when traveling from Portland in March, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Japanese Gardens ©
Japanese Gardens
Casino of Monte-Carlo ©
Casino of Monte-Carlo
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

1
night
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
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 16th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Superga, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turin tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Monte-Carlo to Turin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Monte-Carlo in March: high temperatures in Turin hover around 50°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice day trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Turin to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Turin, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

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

4
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 historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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