12 days in Italy, Nice & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

12 days in Italy, Nice & Monaco-Ville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Nice, France
— 2 nights
2
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 2 nights
3
Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights

S M T W T F S
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Explore Nice's surroundings by going to Cannes (Vieux Port & La Croisette), Musee Picasso (in Antibes) and Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence). There's lots more to do: get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, wander the streets of Vieille Ville, don't miss a visit to Promenade des Anglais, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nice itinerary builder site.

Toronto, Canada to Nice is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Nice is 6 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, Nice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Promenade des Anglais ©
Promenade des Anglais

2
nights
Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
On the 7th (Tue), try to win big at Casino Cafe de Paris, contemplate the long history of Vieux Monaco, then make a trip to Prince's Palace, then make a trip to The Palace Guards, and finally don't miss a visit to Apotheosa Monaca. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, admire the natural beauty at Princess Grace Botanical Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe, then admire the striking features of Place du Palais, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Monaco-Ville journey planner.

Monaco-Ville is just a short distance from Nice. In September in Monaco-Ville, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Les Jardins Saint Martin et Sainte Barbe ©
Place du Palais ©
Place du Palais

2
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stop by Boccadasse, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Ducale. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Old Port, see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare, then get to know the fascinating history of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, then enjoy breathtaking views from Spianata Castelletto, and finally make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari.

Start your trip to Genoa by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Monaco-Ville to Genoa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Genoa are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Galata Museo del Mare ©
Galata Museo del Mare

4
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura (in Levanto), Porto Venere (Portovenere & Palazzata a Mare) and Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere (in La Spezia). And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, and stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

Plan my trip to Cinque Terre with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Genoa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Genoa in September, Cinque Terre is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours ©
5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

Similar plans

13 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Italy, Greece & Malta BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Italy, France & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Italy & Southern Italy BY A USER FROM ITALY November, culture, relaxing, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, relaxing Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 17 days in Malta & Greece BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy BY A USER FROM ITALY November, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 24 days in Italy, France & Amsterdam BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 55 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 5 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM ITALY September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM POLAND September, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans