15 days in Italy & France Itinerary

15 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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15 days in Italy & France Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada


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2
nights
Venice, Italy

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 historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Venice due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary app .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see other places to visit, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary site .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, Rome is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Nice, France

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice vacation website .

You can fly from Rome to Nice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Massif de l'Esterel
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Food Tours
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

Make your Paris itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Nice to Paris by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Nice in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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