40 days in Amsterdam, France & Italy Itinerary

40 days in Amsterdam, France & Italy Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
3
Nice, France
— 5 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
7
Alghero, Italy
— 3 nights
8
Domus de Maria, Italy
— 5 nights


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5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Step off the beaten path and head to The Jordaan and Begijnhof. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Zandvoort and see Zandvoort aan Zee, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, wander the streets of Leidseplein, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Amsterdam is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Amsterdam is 6 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Amsterdam at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Axo Plage. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Chateau of Coucy (in Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder website.

Take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Paris are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Chateau of Coucy, Axo Plage, Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

5
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild and Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vieille Ville and Musée Marc Chagall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Saint-Paul de Vence (in St-Paul-de-Vence), Chapelle du Rosaire (in Vence) and Tourrettes-sur-Loup (in Tourrettes-sur-Loup). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Rue d'Antibes, step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands, get to know the fascinating history of Promenade Le Corbusier, and admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Exotique d'Eze.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nice online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Paris in May, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cannes, Haut de Cagnes, Saint-Paul de Vence, Promenade Le Corbusier, Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
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Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence

5
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.
Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Basilica di Aquileia (in Aquileia), Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua) and Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nice to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Padua, Basilica di Aquileia, Military Memorial Redipuglia
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St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Castello di Verrazzano are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm (in Radda in Chianti), Bagno Maurizio (in Viareggio) and Il Palazzone (in Montalcino). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Castello di Verrazzano, Chianti Cashmere Goat Farm, Bagno Maurizio, Il Palazzone
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Change things up with a short trip to Sabbianera Super Beach in Anguillara Sabazia (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Trastevere, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route planning tool.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Sabbianera Super Beach
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Alghero, Italy

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Step out of the city life by going to La Pelosa Beach and Sa Mesa Longa. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at I Gatti di Su Pallosu and IL KIOSCO BEACH STINTINO. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alghero trip itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Rome to Alghero in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect slightly colder evenings in Alghero when traveling from Rome in June, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Domus de Maria.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, Stintino
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Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri
La Pelosa Beach ©
La Pelosa Beach
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa

5
nights
Domus de Maria, Italy

Domus de Maria ©
Domus de Maria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of South Sardinia in the Italian region Sardinia, located about 35km southwest of Cagliari. Get some cultural insight at Museo Archeologico Comunale "Ferruccio Barreca" and Area Archeologica di Nora. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di Tuerredda and Porto Pino. Get out of town with these interesting Domus de Maria side-trips: Cattedrale di Santa Maria di Monserrato (in Tratalias), Spiaggia di Coaquaddus (in Sant'Antioco) and Grotte Is Zuddas (in Santadi). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spiaggia del Morto, stroll through Monte Cogoni Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di chia, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Belvedere di Nebida.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Domus de Maria trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Alghero to Domus de Maria takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Domus de Maria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sant'Antioco, Iglesias, Spiaggia di Tuerredda, Area Archeologica di Nora, Porto Pino
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Grotte Is Zuddas ©
Grotte Is Zuddas
Spiaggia di Tuerredda ©
Spiaggia di Tuerredda
Porto Pino ©
Porto Pino

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