22 days in Italy & France Itinerary

22 days in Italy & France Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver, Canada
Fly:  14 h 45 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
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
4
Frejus, France
— 3 nights
Train + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
5
Le Lavandou, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Cassis, France
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Train:  4 h
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Vancouver, 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Arena di Verona). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice route planning website.

Vancouver, Canada to Venice is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Venice. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Verona
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence visit planner.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome travel planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Frejus.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Frejus, France

Fréjus is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.It neighbours Saint-Raphaël, effectively forming one town. Take a break from Frejus with a short trip to Lac de Saint-Cassien in Tanneron, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Les Gorges du Verdon, cool off at Waterworld lake of gaudrade, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and stroll through Frejus Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Frejus trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rome to Frejus takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in July: highs in Frejus hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Le Lavandou.

Things to do in Frejus

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Mandelieu-la-Napoule, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Les Gorges du Verdon, Lac de Saint-Cassien, Waterworld lake of gaudrade
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Les Gorges du Verdon ©
Les Gorges du Verdon
Waterworld lake of gaudrade ©
Waterworld lake of gaudrade

3
nights
Le Lavandou, France

Le Lavandou is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France. Take a break from Le Lavandou with a short trip to Plage de Gigaro in La Croix-Valmer, about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de L'Argentiere, take in the spiritual surroundings of La Certosa di La Verne, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de l'Estagnol, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Le Lavandou trip itinerary maker tool.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Frejus to Le Lavandou in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Le Lavandou sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Cassis.

Things to do in Le Lavandou

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bormes-Les-Mimosas, La Londe Les Maures, Plage de Gigaro
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Plage de la Faviere ©
Plage de la Faviere

3
nights
Cassis, France

Cassis is a commune situated east of Marseille in the department of Bouches-du-Rhône in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southern France.It is a popular tourist destination, famous for its cliffs (falaises) and the sheltered inlets called calanques. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Bois des Lutins (in Peypin), Hyeres (Plage La Capte & Plage noire du Langoustier) and Plage du Pradeau (in Giens). There's still lots to do: glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, explore the striking landscape at La Calanque de Figuerolles, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cassis travel route planning tool.

Getting from Le Lavandou to Cassis by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Cassis, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Cassis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hyeres, Le Bois des Lutins, Scuba & Snorkeling, La Calanque de Figuerolles
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Le Bois des Lutins ©
Le Bois des Lutins
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris road trip planner.

Getting from Cassis to Paris by combination of train and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cassis in July: high temperatures in Paris hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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