22 days in Italy & French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

22 days in Italy & French Riviera - Cote d'Azur Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Nice, France
— 5 nights
2
Sanremo, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Portofino, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Modena, Italy
— 1 night
5
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
6
Bormio, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Bergamo, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Nice, France
— 2 nights

5
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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 Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice as well as Vieille Ville. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook and make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice tour itinerary tool.

Montreal, Canada to Nice is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Nice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sanremo.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

2
nights
Sanremo, Italy

Sanremo ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia) as well as Bagni Serenval. On the 4th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Mike Bongiorno Statue, thenexplore the ancient world of Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia), and then admire the landmark architecture of Russian Orthodox Church (San Basilio). On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Cervo and then kick back and relax at Bagni Serenval.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sanremo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Sanremo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Portofino.

Things to do in Sanremo

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Centro Storico di Cervo, Bagni Serenval
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Russian Orthodox Church (San Basilio) ©
Russian Orthodox Church (San Basilio)
Bagni Serenval ©
Bagni Serenval
Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia) ©
Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia)

3
nights
Portofino, Italy

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portofino: Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro (in Rapallo) and Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Margherita Ligure, steep yourself in history at Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina di Portofino.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Portofino day trip planner.

You can drive from Sanremo to Portofino in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Modena.

Things to do in Portofino

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro, Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, Baia del Silenzio, Santa Margherita Ligure
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Faro di Portofino ©
Faro di Portofino
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Santa Margherita Ligure ©
Santa Margherita Ligure

1
night
Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Modena sightseeing planner.

Getting from Portofino to Modena by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Portofino in September since evenings lows in Modena dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Modena

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari ©
MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena

1
night
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 10th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, steep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, and then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Verona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Modena to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bormio.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

2
nights
Bormio, Italy

Bormio ©
Bormio is a town and comune with a population of about 4,100 located in the Province of Sondrio, Lombardy region of the Alps in northern Italy.The centre of the upper Valtellina valley, it is a popular winter sports resort. Stelvio Pass has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre della Bajona. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Stelvio Pass and then hit the slopes at Santa Caterina.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bormio itinerary builder.

Drive from Verona to Bormio in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Verona in September, with highs in Bormio at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bergamo.

Things to do in Bormio

Outdoors Scenic Drive Winter Sports
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Stelvio Pass ©
Stelvio Pass
Torre della Bajona ©
Torre della Bajona

2
nights
Bergamo, Italy

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Della Ragione and then make a trip to Piazza Vecchia. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of La Citta Alta and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bergamo trip planning app.

Drive from Bormio to Bergamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bormio in September, with highs in Bergamo at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Turin.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Piazza Vecchia ©
Piazza Vecchia

2
nights
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and then admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turin online route planner.

Getting from Bergamo to Turin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. While traveling from Bergamo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Parco del Valentino ©
Parco del Valentino

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
On the 17th (Thu), make a trip to Place Massena.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read Nice holiday app.

You can drive from Turin to Nice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in September: high temperatures in Nice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

Similar Plans

60 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur SEE PLAN November, teens, kids, romantic, beaches, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: November, teens, kids, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 5 days in Italian Riviera & French Riviera - Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Swiss Alps & French Alps BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, Annecy & Geneva BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in Amsterdam, Paris & French Riviera - Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM MAURITIUS March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM EGYPT November, teens, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: November, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 3 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: January, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in France BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in French Riviera - Cote d'Azur BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans