17 days in Italy, Vienna & Corsica Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Lido di Venezia, Italy
— 2 nights
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Livorno, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry to Bastia, Drive to Porto
Porto, France
— 2 nights
Ajaccio, France
— 2 nights


Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and examine the collection at Hofburg.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Vienna online visit planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lido di Venezia.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Lido di Venezia, Italy — 2 nights

An 11 km (7 mi) sandbar, Lido di Venezia provides a home for three settlements.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio Ossario del Lido di Venezia, then admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Del Casino, then take in the waterfront activity at Malamocco, and finally play a few rounds at Circolo Golf Venezia. On your second day here, head off the coast to Lido, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Parrocchiale di S.Antonio di Padova, stroll the grounds of Cimitero Ebraico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Nicolo al Lido, then admire the striking features of Grande Albergo Ausonia Hungaria, and finally contemplate the long history of Villa Eva.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lido di Venezia day trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Lido di Venezia by car takes about 7.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Lido di Venezia are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more) and Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Lido di Venezia to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the shuttle to Livorno.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries
Side Trips
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Livorno, Italy — 2 nights

Naples of the North

Considered one of Tuscany's newer cities, the busy port city of Livorno boasts modern charm uncharacteristic of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): do a tasting at Cosimo Maria Masini, then admire the striking features of Palazzo del Seminario, and then learn about winemaking at Podere Pellicciano - Agrisole. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Livorno day trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Florence to Livorno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Porto.
Wineries · Tours
Side Trip
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Porto, France — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Nature Reserve of Scandola, make a trip to Les Calanche Cliffs, then head outdoors with Capo Rosso, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Sentier des Muletiers, explore the striking landscape at Calanques de Piana, then take a memorable drive along D81, and finally explore the ancient world of Torra d'Omigna.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Porto sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Livorno to Porto in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. May in Porto sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Ajaccio.
Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Wildlife
Side Trips
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Ajaccio, France — 2 nights

With a dreamy location on the west coast of the French Mediterranean island of Corsica, Ajaccio is a mecca of seaside summer tourism.
On the 30th (Tue), look for gifts at U Cintu, don't miss a visit to Le Lazaret Ollandini, then get engrossed in the history at Naporama, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentier des Douaniers, and finally head off the coast to Iles Sanguinaires. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Grand Site Parata Sanguinaires, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then trek along Sentier des Cretes.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ajaccio online road trip planner.

Drive from Porto to Ajaccio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Side Trip
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Italy travel guide

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.

Corsica travel guide

Beaches · Landmarks · Historic Sites
The island paradise of Corsica in the Mediterranean Sea is a mosaic of diverse landscapes from comfortable sandy beaches and steep, narrow paved streets to inhospitable mountains rising up from the pasture. Ideal for a beach vacation, Corsica offers adventures on and off the sand, including scuba diving, sailing, and hiking. Enjoy a rugged mountain adventure by sightseeing along the famous Grande Randonnée (GR) 20 path. For an intense view of the island and the jagged coastline from the water, rent a boat to travel around the island or charter a cruise.