18 days in France & Italy Itinerary

18 days in France & Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 5 nights
2
Lyon, France
— 3 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Pisa, Italy
— 3 nights


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5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Triumphal Arch (in Orange) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and take a stroll through Montmartre.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Paris attractions planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Paris is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in July; daily highs in Paris reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Triumphal Arch, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre

3
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lyon: Cite medievale de Perouges (in Perouges), Plan D'Eau de Bordelan (in Villefranche-sur-Saone) and Chateau de Varennes (in Quincie-en-Beaujolais). There's more to do: walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lyon online day trip planner.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Lyon can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Lyon

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cite medievale de Perouges, Plan D'Eau de Bordelan, Chateau de Varennes
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Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Chateau de Varennes ©
Chateau de Varennes

4
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 historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, wander the streets of Dorsoduro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto, and kick back and relax at Bagni Alberoni.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice online attractions planner.

Getting from Lyon to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. July in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to San Gimignano (Torre Grossa & Fattoria Il Piano), Fattoria al Dotto (in Lucca) and Poggio al Bosco (in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa and admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Venice to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Pisa

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Lucca, Poggio al Bosco
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Poggio al Bosco ©
Poggio al Bosco
Fattoria Il Piano ©
Fattoria Il Piano
Fattoria al Dotto ©
Fattoria al Dotto

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