20 days in Northwest Italy, France & Munich Itinerary

20 days in Northwest Italy, France & Munich Itinerary

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Start: Doha, Qatar
Fly:  7 h
1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Antibes, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Hyeres, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Doha, Qatar

2
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.
On the 1st (Sat), look for gifts at Mater Domini. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Riva del Carbon, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thendon't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Venice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Doha in August; daily highs in Venice reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thenget a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route planning app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Antibes.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Antibes, France

Antibes ©
The prosperous French Riviera resort town of Antibes is a popular summer destination featuring tons of beaches to suit couples, families, and any type of lifestyle, along with dozens, if not hundreds of cafes, bars, and salons de thé (tea) along the Mediterranean coast.
Family-friendly places like Marineland and Pitchoun Forest will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Antibes: Waterworld lake of gaudrade (in Puget-sur-Argens), Lac de Saint-Cassien (in Tanneron) and Frejus Beach (in Frejus). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Le Village des Fous, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise de Biot, make a splash at Aquasplash, and kick back and relax at Plage Naturiste De La Batterie.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Antibes itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Rome to Antibes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Antibes to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Hyeres.

Things to do in Antibes

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Villeneuve-Loubet, Waterworld lake of gaudrade, Plage Naturiste De La Batterie, Eglise de Biot, Lac de Saint-Cassien
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Marineland ©
Marineland
Le Village des Fous ©
Le Village des Fous
Pitchoun Forest ©
Pitchoun Forest

3
nights
Hyeres, France

Hyères, Provençal Occitan: Ieras in classical norm, or Iero in Mistralian norm) is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in southeastern France.The old town lies 4km from the sea clustered around the Castle of Saint Bernard, which is set on a hill. Kids will appreciate attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Plage de la Faviere. Venture out of the city with trips to Sainte-Maxime (Le Paddock Plage Privee Sainte Maxime & Aqualand Saint Maxime) and Plage de Sylvabelle (in La Croix-Valmer). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de L'Argentiere, stroll through Plage noire du Langoustier, and find something for the whole family at Kiddy Parc.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hyeres trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Antibes to Hyeres in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hyeres when traveling from Antibes in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Hyeres

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sainte-Maxime, Plage de la Faviere, Plage des Oursinieres, Plage de Sylvabelle, Plage de L'Argentiere
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Plage de Sylvabelle ©
Plage de Sylvabelle
Aqualand Saint Maxime ©
Aqualand Saint Maxime

3
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.
Attractions like Eiffel Tower and Musee d'Orsay make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and partake in some friendly competition at THATLou, Treasure Hunt at the Louvre.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Paris online attractions planner.

Getting from Hyeres to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Hyeres in August; daily highs in Paris reach 29°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kids will enjoy Nymphenburg Palace and Alte Pinakothek. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Deutsches Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, make a trip to Marienplatz, and get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Paris to Munich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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