18 days in Northwest Italy & South of France Itinerary

18 days in Northwest Italy & South of France Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
3
Saint-Raphael, France
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Milan tour itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Milan. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in March: high temperatures in Milan hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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nights
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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, make a trip to Place Massena, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nice road trip site.

Drive from Milan to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 9°C in Nice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Museums · Wineries · Tours
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

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nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Raphael: Massif du Tanneron (in Tanneron) and Roquebrune-sur-Argens (Chocolats et Gourmandises & Rocher de Roquebrune). The adventure continues: make a trip to Massif de l'Esterel, tour the water at your own pace with Capitaine Plaisance, admire the natural beauty at Kuentz le Monde des Cactus, and learn about winemaking at Chateau Paquette.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint-Raphael trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Nice to Saint-Raphael in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Saint-Raphael are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks · Outdoors · Transportation

Side Trips

Frejus, Roquebrune-sur-Argens, Massif du Tanneron
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Massif du Tanneron ©
Massif du Tanneron
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Jerusalem ©
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Jerusalem

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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 31st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice vacation maker tool.

You can fly from Saint-Raphael to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome journey planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 8:
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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