9 days in Nice & Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Nice & Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Nice, France
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Nice, France
— 1 night
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: Montreal, Canada

1
day
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.
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nice online visit planner.

Montreal, Canada to Nice is an approximately 12- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Montreal in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nice, with lows around 25°C. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks
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3
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip maker tool.

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. Traveling from Nice in August, Cinque Terre is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Parks Tours
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3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Basilica San Miniato al Monte, The Boboli Gardens, and other attractions you added. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Centro Storico and Piazza della Signoria will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence online attractions planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
night
Nice, France

Nice
For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nice online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Nice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Florence in August, you will find days in Nice are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sun).

Things to do in Nice

Outdoors Tours Parks
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