8 days in Marseille & Italy Itinerary

8 days in Marseille & Italy Itinerary

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Marseille, France
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night

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Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 15th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, then wander the streets of The Panier, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, and finally discover the deep blue sea with CIP Marseille.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Marseille vacation planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Marseille is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Marseille due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 23°C in Marseille. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Marseille

Neighborhoods · Transportation · Wildlife
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The Panier ©
The Panier
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
CIP Marseille ©
CIP Marseille

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Rome, Italy

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona. On your second day here, head off the coast to Isola Tiberina and then visit Trastevere.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Marseille to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Trastevere ©
Trastevere

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Bagno Maurizio (in Viareggio).

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker site.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Bagno Maurizio
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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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.
For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Ponte dei Sospiri ©
Ponte dei Sospiri
Campo del Ghetto ©
Campo del Ghetto

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