31 days in Italy, France & England Itinerary

31 days in Italy, France & England Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Nice, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Subway + Foot + Train:  5 h 15 min
6
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip builder site.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in Rome at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Musei Capitolini
Musei Capitolini

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence journey planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Florence. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Venice road trip website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois (in Tanneron) and Massif de l'Esterel (in Agay). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nice vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Chapelle de Saint-Cassien des Bois, Massif de l'Esterel, Eglise St Pierre & Paul
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Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain
Mt Boron ©
Mt Boron
Massif de l'Esterel ©
Massif de l'Esterel

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Nice to Paris by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Nice in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Stratford-upon-Avon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

Stratford-upon-Avon ©
Stratford-upon-Avon is a market town and civil parish in Warwickshire, England, on the River Avon, 101mi north west of London, 22mi south east of Birmingham, and 8mi south west of Warwick. Explore Stratford-upon-Avon's surroundings by going to High Street Broadway (in Broadway), Bourton-on-the-Water (Greystones Farm & The Cotswold Brewing Company) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Moreton-in-Marsh). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at Cotswold Archery, sample the fine beverages at Cotswolds Distillery, try for a hole-in-one at Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf, and meet the residents at Cotswold Falconry Centre.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stratford-upon-Avon driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Stratford-upon-Avon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in Stratford-upon-Avon sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to London.

Things to do in Stratford-upon-Avon

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, Chipping Campden, Bourton-on-the-Water, Shipston on Stour, High Street Broadway
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Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf ©
Stratford-upon-Avon Minigolf
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery

6
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, explore the world behind art at Tate Modern, sample the fine beverages at Hayman's Distillery, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

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You can drive from Stratford-upon-Avon to London in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Hayman's Distillery ©
Hayman's Distillery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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