16 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 5 nights
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Nice, France — 4 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Nice: Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay), La Croisette (in Cannes) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, and contemplate the long history of La cité médiévale.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary maker app.

Glasgow, UK to Nice is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Glasgow in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Nice: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.
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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.
On the 4th (Sun), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

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Traveling by car from Nice to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Nice in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Sorrento.
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Sorrento, Italy — 5 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Get out of town with these interesting Sorrento side-trips: Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Duomo di Ravello), Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Pompeii Archaeological Park (in Pompeii). On the 10th (Sat), give your taste buds a day to remember with a local gastronomic tour. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the exciting artwork at Absolute Positano, and make a trip to Promenade Trieste.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sorrento trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Sorrento are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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