17 days in Italy, Austria & Nice Itinerary

17 days in Italy, Austria & Nice Itinerary

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Nice, France
— 4 nights
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights


Nice, France — 4 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Promenade des Anglais, Ebike Riviera Tour and NiceCar. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mala Beach Coastal Path and Plage de la Mariniere. Get in touch with nature at Castel Plage and Cap Ferrat Diving. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Vieille Ville, head outdoors with Video Top Jump, cruise along Tete de Chien, and delve into the lush surroundings at Parc du Mont Boron.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice route planning tool.

New Delhi, India to Nice is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Nice is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in May, with highs in Nice at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Rome.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
Side Trips

Rome, Italy — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've now added TopBike Rental & Tours to your itinerary. On the 17th (Tue), take a stroll through Trastevere, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and then make a trip to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pedal to the sights with TopBike Rental & Tours.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome online visit planner.

You can fly from Nice to Rome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nice in May: highs in Rome hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
Tours · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Tuscany Bike Tours has been added to your itinerary. On the 19th (Thu), take a spin around town with Tuscany Bike Tours, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then take an in-depth tour of Corridoio Vasariano. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, tour the pleasant surroundings at Easy Living, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then kick back and relax at Lido Di Camaiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Venice, Italy — 2 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.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Campo Santa Margherita, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then stop by Dorsoduro.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Venice tour itinerary site.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Salzburg.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums

Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You've now added Fraulein Maria's Bicycle Tours to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pedal to the sights with Fraulein Maria's Bicycle Tours, head outdoors with Fuschlsee Rundweg, then get outside with Skischule Sturm Almenwelt Lofer, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Klettersteig Innsbruck. On your second day here, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Lammerklamm.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Venice to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, Salzburg is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.
Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Side Trips

Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then stroll around Volksgarten, and finally test the waters at Therme Wien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, then see the interesting displays at Third Man Museum, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kahlenberg.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Nature

Italy travel guide

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.

Austria travel guide

Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.