18 days in Italy, France & Malaga Itinerary

18 days in Italy, France & Malaga Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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San Gimignano, Italy
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
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Maiori, Italy
— 2 nights
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Positano, Italy
— 1 night
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Versailles, France
— 2 nights
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Malaga, Spain
— 5 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the activities along Seine River, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris tour planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Paris is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Paris due to the time zone difference. In April, Paris is slightly colder than Buenos Aires - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Seine River ©
Seine River
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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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 19th (Thu): head outdoors with Giardino di Villa Strozzi, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence road trip tool.

You can fly from Paris to Florence in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in April, expect Florence to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 20:
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Giardino di Villa Strozzi ©
Giardino di Villa Strozzi
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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San Gimignano, Italy

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Cicloturistica Colle-Poggibonsi, then stroll through Sentierelsa, and then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Gimignano day trip planning site.

You can drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Colle di Val d'Elsa
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take a stroll around Vernazza, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Cinque Terre Trails, and finally learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Maiori.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 22:
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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Maiori, Italy

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maiori trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cinque Terre to Maiori. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Maiori when traveling from Cinque Terre in April, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Maiori

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Monte Finestra, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Valle dei Mulini ©
Valle dei Mulini
Monte Finestra ©
Monte Finestra
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Positano, Italy

Positano ©
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.
On the 24th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, then Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano driving holiday website.

Traveling by car from Maiori to Positano takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Positano are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Versailles.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Cave of Smeraldo ©
Cave of Smeraldo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Versailles trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Positano to Versailles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Positano in April; daily highs in Versailles reach 18°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
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Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
La Galerie des Batailles ©
La Galerie des Batailles

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Escape the urban bustle at Nerja Dive Resort and El Tajo de Ronda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malaga: Granada (Generalife, Alhambra, &more), Ronda (SierrAventura Ronda, Reservatauro Ronda, &more) and Nerja (Burriana Beach, Balcony of Europe, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Park of Benalmadena and take in the waterfront activity at Puerto Marina Benalmadena.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Malaga route builder website.

Fly from Versailles to Malaga in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Versailles in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Malaga: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Ronda, Granada, Nerja, Benalmadena
Find places to stay Apr 27 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Nerja Dive Resort ©
Nerja Dive Resort
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

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