24 days in Italy, Geneva & Nice Itinerary

24 days in Italy, Geneva & Nice Itinerary

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Pompeii, Italy
— 1 night
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Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Nice, France
— 4 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Pompeii, Italy — 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 17th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande, indulge your senses at Le Vigne di Raito, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Pompeii road trip planning app.

Mumbai, India to Pompeii is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Pompeii is minus 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in September; daily highs in Pompeii reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Positano.
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Positano, Italy — 2 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then stroll through Fornillo, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Pompeii to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Positano sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Venice.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Venice, Italy — 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Getting from Positano to Venice by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Positano in September, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Milan.
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Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:

Milan, Italy — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, then test your team's savvy at La Casa Maledetta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Geneva.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

Geneva, Switzerland — 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 24th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Anglais and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Geneva day trip planning website.

Getting from Milan to Geneva by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in September: high temperatures in Geneva hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to Nice.
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nice side-trips: Cannes (Vieux Port & Lérins Islands), Azur Wine Tours (in Vence) and Musee Picasso (in Antibes). There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nice online day trip planner.

Getting from Geneva to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, Nice is somewhat warmer than Geneva - with highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Find places to stay Sep 24 — 28:

Cinque Terre, Italy — 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 29th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, then take some stellar pictures from Manarola scenic viewpoint, then see majestic marine mammals with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, and finally hike along Cinque Terre footpaths.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Nice to Cinque Terre takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nice in September since evenings lows in Cinque Terre dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence online trip planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siena: San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard & Duomo di San Gimignano). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Siena online tour planner.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.
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Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:

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: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:

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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