21 days in South of France & Italy Itinerary

21 days in South of France & Italy Itinerary

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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Fly to Figari, Taxi to Bonifacio, Ferry to Santa Teresa di Gallura, Bus to San Teodoro
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San Teodoro, Italy
— 2 nights
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Alghero, Italy
— 2 nights
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Carloforte, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive to Cagliari Elmas Airport, Fly to Venice Marco Polo Airport
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): browse the exhibits of Palais Lascaris, contemplate the long history of Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, and finally visit Vieille Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of La Croisette and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Nice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. May in Nice sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

San Teodoro, Italy

— 2 nights
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.
On the 24th (Fri), stroll through Spiaggia Salina Bamba and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Spiaggia del Dottore and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Sas Enas Appara.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Teodoro day trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, ferry, and bus from Nice to San Teodoro takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, ferry, and bus. When traveling from Nice in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Teodoro: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Alghero, Italy

— 2 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Mugoni, and then explore the striking landscape at Capo Caccia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia del Sacro Cuore e San Marco.

Plan my day in Alghero using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from San Teodoro to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. May in Alghero sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Carloforte.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Carloforte, Italy

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at La Conca, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Sandalo, then look for all kinds of wild species at Spiaggia di Cala Fico, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Punta Delle Colonne. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Girin and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Punta Nera.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Carloforte trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Alghero to Carloforte by car takes about 4.5 hours. In May in Carloforte, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Carloforte

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scrovegni Chapel and Ponte dei Sospiri. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Venice tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Carloforte to Venice with the Route module. When traveling from Carloforte in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Venice, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence tour builder tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Assisi, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 4th (Tue), examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, then do a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, and finally contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Assisi trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, Assisi is slightly colder at night with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Discover out-of-the-way places like Civita di Bagnoregio and Santa Maria in Trastevere. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Stabilimento Balneare la Baia Beach (in Ladispoli). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, visit Trastevere, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome sightseeing planner.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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.