19 days in Italy, Aix-en-Provence & Paris Itinerary

19 days in Italy, Aix-en-Provence & Paris Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
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Aix-en-Provence, France
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy — 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Casa di Giulietta, Torre dei Lamberti, &more) and Padua (Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary app.

Seattle, USA to Venice is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Venice. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 3 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: San Gimignano (Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Duomo di San Gimignano, &more). There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Siena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Siena takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours
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Cinque Terre, Italy — 1 night

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 13th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then take a stroll around Vernazza.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre online route builder.

Traveling by car from Siena to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aix-en-Provence.
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Aix-en-Provence, France — 4 nights

Aix-en-Provence is a small, classically Provençal town, famous for being home to Cézanne.
Get out of town with these interesting Aix-en-Provence side-trips: Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde (in Marseille), Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon) and Nice (Colline du Chateau overlook, Place Massena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, contemplate the long history of Paul Cezanne’s Studio, see the interesting displays at Fondation Vasarely, and stroll through Pavillon de Vendome.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Aix-en-Provence online road trip planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Aix-en-Provence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. September in Aix-en-Provence sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and visit Le Marais.

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Fly from Aix-en-Provence to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Aix-en-Provence in September, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.