23 days in Italy & South of France Itinerary

23 days in Italy & South of France Itinerary

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Start: Kelowna, Canada
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Salerno, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Nice, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Saint-Raphael, France
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Kelowna, Canada

2
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, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

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

Kelowna, Canada to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Rome is 9 hours. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Le Ville di Ravello, Duomo di Ravello, &more), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione). There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, go for a walk through Positano, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, and don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

2
nights
Salerno, Italy

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno, thenkick back and relax at Rosa dei Venti, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Salerno driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Rosa dei Venti ©
Rosa dei Venti

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Salerno to Florence in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Salerno in September since evenings lows in Florence dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thensee a show at La Casa Maledetta, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Milan tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Nice, France

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Palais de la Prefecture, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, and get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook.

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You can drive from Milan to Nice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in September, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Raphael.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort du Mont Alban
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

4
nights
Saint-Raphael, France

Saint-Raphael ©
Saint-Raphael vacations have so much more to offer than an indulgent splurge on a beach.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint-Raphael: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Sainte-Maxime), Cueillette du Rocher (in Roquebrune-sur-Argens) and Parc Areca Jardin Botanique (in Frejus). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Les Pipes de Cogolin - Courrieu, see the interesting displays at Musee des Troupes de Marine, contemplate the long history of Cite Episcopale, and enjoy the sand and surf at Abel Baliff Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Raphael trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Nice to Saint-Raphael by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nice in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Saint-Raphael, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Raphael

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Frejus, Scuba & Snorkeling, Église Paroissiale Notre Dame de l'Assomption, Cueillette du Rocher, Church St Francis of Assisi
Highlights from your plan
Abel Baliff Beach ©
Abel Baliff Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Les Pipes de Cogolin - Courrieu ©
Les Pipes de Cogolin - Courrieu

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