8 days in France, Milan & Monaco Itinerary

8 days in France, Milan & Monaco Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Milan, Italy
— Few hours
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
3
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
4
Saint-Tropez, France
— 1 day
5
Menton, France
— 1 night
6
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
7
Milan, Italy
— 1 night


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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Milan trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Burgas, Bulgaria to Milan is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Milan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Passable, thenstroll through Castel Plage, and then don't miss a visit to Place Massena. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in December, expect Nice to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Marineland, Plage de Passable
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Plage de Passable ©
Plage de Passable
Place Massena ©
Place Massena

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a stroll through Le Suquet and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lérins Islands.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannes trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

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Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez ©
Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. On the 31st (Tue), kick back and relax at Port Grimaud Beach and then kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Saint-Tropez day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cannes to Saint-Tropez takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Cannes in December, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Saint-Tropez. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Menton.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Grimaud Beach
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Plage de Pampelonne ©
Plage de Pampelonne
Port Grimaud Beach ©
Port Grimaud Beach

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Menton, France

Menton
Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Menton trip planner.

You can drive from Saint-Tropez to Menton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in December, Menton is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to Monte-Carlo.

Things to do in Menton

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco

Monte-Carlo ©
Located at the base of the Alps along the French Riviera, the upscale city of Monte Carlo boasts a famous casino.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Monte Carlo Harbor, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and then explore the historical opulence of Prince's Palace. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Gardens, thenget to know the fascinating history of Casino Square, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Jardin Exotique de Monaco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Monte-Carlo attractions planner.

Monte-Carlo is just a short distance from Menton. January in Monte-Carlo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Monaco-Ville, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco ©
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

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Milan, Italy

Milan
For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Milan itinerary planner.

Drive from Monte-Carlo to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, Milan is little chillier than Monte-Carlo - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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