8 days in Montpellier, Paris & Italy Itinerary

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Montpellier, France
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Paris, France
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Bolzano, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Paris, France
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Montpellier, France
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Montpellier, France

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Planet Ocean Montpellier.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Montpellier online trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Montpellier-Méditerranée Airport, Nîmes-Arles-Camargue Airport and Béziers-Vias Airport. In January in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris route builder tool.

You can fly from Montpellier to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Montpellier in January, you will find days in Paris are a bit cooler (8°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can fly to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

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.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the pleasant sights at I Navigli, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Milan online trip maker.

Getting from Paris to Milan by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Verona, Italy — 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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 20th (Fri), wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio.

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You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. January in Venice sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Bolzano.
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Bolzano, Italy — 1 night

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, make a trip to Piazza Walther, then relax and rejuvenate at Terme Merano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Parco Naturale Puez Odle, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Val Gardena, then don't miss a visit to Ortisei: Zona Pedonale, and finally look for gifts at Il Maso dello Speck.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bolzano road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bolzano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Venice in January, Bolzano is little chillier at night with lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

On the 24th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Bolzano to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bolzano in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Milan, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France

City of Light

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to Montpellier.
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Montpellier, France — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St. Pierre, admire the masterpieces at Musee Fabre, then take a stroll through Place de la Comedie, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Montpellier day trip site.

You can fly from Paris to Montpellier in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in January: highs in Montpellier hover around 14°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel 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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