17 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

17 days in Italy & Nice Itinerary

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Nice, France
— 3 nights
Turin, Italy
— 3 nights
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
Capri, Italy
— 2 nights
Ferry to Municipio, Train to Rome, Fly to Rio de Janeiro


Nice, France — 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Musée Marc Chagall and Old Harbor (La Darse). Change things up with a short trip to Azur Wine Tours in Vence (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Place Massena, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and examine the collection at Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Nice is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Nice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.
Tours · Parks · Wineries · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Turin, Italy — 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parco del Valentino and Piazza Castello. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, steep yourself in history at Piazza Carignano, and make a trip to Galleria San Federico.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Nice to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Nice in September, with highs in Turin at 24°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

Cinque Terre, Italy — 4 nights

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore hidden gems such as Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere and San Pietro Church. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, get outside with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, make a trip to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, and appreciate the history behind Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Turin to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Turin in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Cinque Terre, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Naples.
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

Naples, Italy — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Catacombe di San Gaudioso and Food Tours. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, contemplate the long history of Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, explore the world behind art at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, and walk around Royal Wood of Capodimonte.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Naples visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Cinque Terre to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Naples sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.
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Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:

Capri, Italy — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, then explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, and finally don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Belvedere di Tragara, then Head underground at Blue Grotto, then trek along Fortini Coastal Walk, and finally don't miss a visit to Villa Lysis.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Capri trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Capri in 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Capri are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

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.