8 days in France, Milan & Monaco Itinerary

8 days in France, Milan & Monaco Itinerary

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8 days in France, Milan & Monaco Itinerary

Start: Burgas, Bulgaria
Fly:  10​h
1
Milan, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Train:  30​min
3
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Saint-Tropez, France
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Menton, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
End: Burgas, Bulgaria


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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): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip tool .

Burgas, Bulgaria to Milan is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Burgas to Milan due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to 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, stroll through Castel Plage, and then make a trip to Place Massena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice trip planner .

Traveling by car from Milan to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Milan in December: high temperatures in Nice hover around 58°F and lows are around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Plage de Passable, Marineland
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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 delve into the lush surroundings at Lérins Islands.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cannes travel route planner .

You can take a train from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Cannes sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can 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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): kick back and relax at Port Grimaud Beach and then kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Saint-Tropez visit app .

You can drive from Cannes to Saint-Tropez in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cannes in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Saint-Tropez, with lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Menton.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Outdoors Parks Beaches

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 maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Menton trip app .

Getting from Saint-Tropez to Menton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Saint-Tropez in December, Menton is a bit warmer at night with lows of 43°F. You will leave for Monte-Carlo on the 1st (Wed).

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.
On the 1st (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Monte Carlo Harbor, then examine the collection at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, and then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Casino Square, then Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame-Immaculee.

Start your trip to Monte-Carlo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Menton to Monte-Carlo. January in Monte-Carlo sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Monte-Carlo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

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

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Milan, Italy

Milan
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Getting from Monte-Carlo to Milan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Monte-Carlo in January, things will get slightly colder in Milan: highs are around 46°F and lows about 32°F. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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