22 days in Italy & France Itinerary

22 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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22 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
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train + subway:  3​h
4
Ravello, Italy
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Carloforte, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Cabras, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
San Teodoro, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Toronto, Canada


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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.
Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning app .

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; 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, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Siena Cathedral and The Baptistery of St. John. Pitti Palace and Piazza del Campo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence itinerary app .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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.
Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome road trip site .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

1
night
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
On the 19th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Ravello trip website .

You can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Ravello. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Carloforte.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Amalfi
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

1
night
Carloforte, Italy

Carloforte ©
Carloforte is a fishing and resort town of located on Isola di San Pietro, approximately 7km off the southwestern coast of Sardinia, in southern Sardinia, Italy.HistoryAccording to a legend, a local church was founded in the early 14th century in honour of hundreds of participants to the so-called Children's Crusade of 1212 who perished in a shipwreck just off the island on their way to North Africa during a gale. On the 20th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at La Conca, then kick back and relax at Cape Sandalo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cala Fico, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Delle Colonne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Punta Nera and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Girin.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Carloforte route builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ravello to Carloforte. When traveling from Ravello in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Carloforte, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cabras.

Things to do in Carloforte

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Cape Sandalo ©
Cape Sandalo
Spiaggia di Girin ©
Spiaggia di Girin
Spiaggia di Punta Nera ©
Spiaggia di Punta Nera

3
nights
Cabras, Italy

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Visiting S'Archeddu 'e sa Canna and Oasi WWF will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Beach & Sea and Capo San Marco. Explore Cabras' surroundings by going to I Gatti di Su Pallosu (in San Vero Milis) and Apinath Miele di Sardegna (in Marrubiu).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cabras trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Carloforte to Cabras in 3 hours. May in Cabras sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Cabras

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Beach & Sea, Chiesa di Santa Giusta, Capo San Marco, I Gatti di Su Pallosu, Apinath Miele di Sardegna
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Capo San Marco ©
Capo San Marco
Chiesa di Santa Giusta ©
Chiesa di Santa Giusta
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis ©
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Sinis

3
nights
San Teodoro, Italy

San Teodoro
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia Salina Bamba and Spiaggia di Santa Lucia. Get in touch with nature at Spiaggia Sas Enas Appara and Spiaggia della Tartaruga. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Teodoro: Chiesa di Santa Sabina (in Silanus) and Spiaggia del Dottore (in Murta Maria).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Teodoro trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Cabras to San Teodoro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in San Teodoro, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiesa di Santa Sabina, Spiaggia di Santa Lucia, Spiaggia del Dottore, Spiaggia Sas Enas Appara
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Teodoro to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Teodoro in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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