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A woman exploring Rome during a South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days.

If you’re like me and live for European summer, I suggest visiting the French Riviera and Italy! From world-renowned beaches to charming coastal cities and beyond, you cannot go wrong with following a South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days.

As someone who has visited France numerous times and travels to Italy every summer, I know firsthand that they are magical destinations perfect for all. What’s nice about combining the South of France and Italy into one trip is that you get a mix of relaxation, adventure, cuisine and luxury. There is also something for all to enjoy whether you’re on a honeymoon, girl’s/guy’s trip, solo escape, family vacation and more.

In this blog post, discover the best 10 days in the South of France and Italy during the summer. If you want to extend this itinerary, check out my Barcelona and Southern France itinerary or my Switzerland and Italy itinerary!

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South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days.

Traveling to Experience a French and Italian Riviera Itinerary:

A woman walking along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France.

Also known as the Côte d’Azur, the French Riviera is where you’ll begin your 10-day trip for European summer. Discover an in-depth South of France itinerary! You’ll depart from Rome, Italy.

For this trip to France and Italy, the best way to travel to Southern Europe is to fly into Nice Côte d’Azur Airport in the Alpes-Maritimes department. The top airport to fly home from for this trip is Leonardo da Vinci – Rome Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy. You can find affordable flights through Skyscanner.

Even though renting a car in Southern France and Italy and doing a road trip is a great way to see unique towns and villages, along with incredible nature, the most convenient way to get around Europe is by taking public transportation via the train or bus. The SNCF is the French national railway company, and the TGV is the country’s high-speed train, whereas Italy’s state-run network operates under Trenitalia.

If you plan to take public transportation around Europe this summer, I recommend downloading the Omio app. This convenient app lets you easily map out trips, compare schedules, book tickets and more.

When booking a rental car in France and Italy, you’ll need an international driver’s permit and your regular license. If you reside in the United States, you can easily obtain one by visiting your local AAA office.

10-Day Unforgettable South of France and Italy Itinerary:

A woman enjoying a summer day at a beach club in Nice, France.

When following a 10-day itinerary for the South of France and Italy, I suggest planning and booking well in advance, especially if traveling from May through September. Since these months are the best time to travel to Europe, hotels, accommodations, transportation and excursions will quickly book up and prices will rise.

If you like the below itinerary and want to explore more of France, check out this thorough summer in France itinerary. I also have two-week in-depth itineraries for Northern Italy and Southern Italy.

Day 1: Arrive in Nice, France

A woman visiting Nice, France during a South of France and Italy itinerary.

Nice is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It’s the fifth-largest metropolis in France and is famous for its azure shoreline, picturesque promenade and for attracting world-famous artists throughout the centuries.

When arriving at your first destination for this trip, which is Nice, France, check into your accommodation and settle in. Below are the best hotels in Nice based on budget:

Nice also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Here is the weather along the Côte d’Azur during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the upper 60s°F with average lows in the upper 50s°F and around four days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around three days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 70s°F and around one day of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 70s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around three days of precipitation.
Roam through Nice, France:
A woman enjoying the views of the French Riviera in Nice.

A South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days must include visiting and exploring Nice, France. It’s the most popular destination along the French Riviera and offers many fun things to do.

One of the best things to do when arriving in this timeless city is to enjoy an authentic French crêpe with a Provençal rosé from Le Kalice. This charming location is in Place Rossetti, facing the Cathédrale Saint-Réparate.

Afterward, stroll through the idyllic narrow streets of Nice’s Vielle Ville, the Old Town. As you meander through the city, check out the local markets like Cours Saleya, savor delicious socca (a chickpea flatbread) from Chez Theresa and admire the beautiful cathedrals and churches.

If you’re genuinely in the shopping mood, visit the Magasin Galeries Lafayette, where you can shop at stores like L’Occitane to Chanel. It’s located near the Place Masséna.

During your first day in Nice, you can also visit the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain (MAMAC), Villa Masséna Musée and the Musée Matisse.

For adventurers wanting to get a good workout during their European summer trip, climbing Castle Hill and watching the sunset from there is a must! It’s located 300 feet above the city and where a Citadel was situated between the 11th and 18th centuries. Nowadays, you can see the fortress ruins.

The steps to Castle Hill are accessible from the Promenade des Anglais. An elevator takes both locals and visitors to the top.

Enjoy a lovely dinner in town at La Voglia in the evening. It’s one of the best Italian restaurants in the Old Town, where you can savor delicious seafood pasta and sip the best French and Italian wines.

Day 2: Have a Beach Day in Nice and Visit Villefranche-Sur-Mer

A woman enjoying a beach day in Nice, France.

On your second day in the city, savor a delicious and healthy breakfast at Kind & Co. This Bohemian restaurant offers incredible hot and cold coffee drinks, organic meals and a lively atmosphere.

After fueling up, stroll along the Promenade des Anglais, which offers breathtaking views of the aqua-blue Mediterranean Sea, before parking yourself at one of Nice’s beach clubs for the day.

Enjoying one of the many beach clubs along the Côte d’Azur is one of the top summer activities to include in a South of France and Italy itinerary in the summer months. During my trip to Nice, I went to Opéra Plage, the oldest beach club in the city. I loved enjoying its beachfront services and waterfront terrace, which offered incredible food, drinks and fun vacation vibes.

The other beach clubs in Nice where you can spend a day or half-day at are Castel Plage, which is perfect for those in their 20s and 30s; Ruhl Plage, which is family-friendly; Blue Beach Club, which draws locals and Plage Beau Rivage Beach Club, which offers the best restaurant along the promenade.

If you prefer not to spend money at a beach club, I suggest sitting on the public beach. Bring your own towel or chair and come and go as you wish.

A charming narrow street in Villefranche-sur-Mer.

After a fulfilling day at the beach, take the train from Nice Ville to Villefranche-sur-Mer train station. The ride is only six minutes. If you prefer to get some exercise, Villefranche-sur-Mer is within walking distance from Nice’s Old Town. During your four-mile walk, enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery!

Overall, Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the best small towns to wander through along the French Riviera. La Grande Cave Villefranche is a lovely place to relax in the early evening. It’s a charming wine bar where you can sip French wines and snack on a cheese plate.

La Belle Etoile is an excellent restaurant to savor a delicious dinner. It’s a French restaurant in the heart of the colorful Old Town of Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Day 3: Make Memories in St. Tropez

St. Tropez during summer.

Since the French Riviera has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, it’s only proper to do a day trip to St. Tropez from Nice. If you want the authentic French Riviera beach club experience, spending a day in St. Tropez must be added to your South of France and Italy itinerary.

When visiting St. Tropez, you can also spend the night, if preferred, instead of returning to Nice. I don’t enjoy switching hotels daily and hauling my luggage onto public transportation, so I stayed in Nice.

Here are the best hotels in St. Tropez based on budget:

St. Tropez also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Overall, St. Tropez is famous for its trendy beach clubs, 5-star hotels, exciting nightlife, mega yachts, renowned restaurants and a destination where celebrities frequent.

The absence of train stations is the only challenge presented when making a day trip to St. Tropez. When visiting St. Tropez from Nice, you must rent a car or take the train to St. Raphaël-Valescure, which is west of the city. From there, you’ll have to take a taxi to your destination in St. Tropez. The journey from the city to the famous beach resort town is around an hour and a half.

St. Tropez is the birthplace of beach clubs. While you’re in this coastal town, enjoy Le Club 55, Nikki Beach, Tahiti Beach, La Serena Ramatuelle or Jardin Tropezina. If you haven’t been to a beach club before, it’s the best way to party, eat, drink, relax and swim all in one spot.

In addition to partying and enjoying all that the beach club offers, make sure to see the Citadelle de Saint-Tropez, enjoy the colorful harbor, grab a coffee at Dior Des Lices and go shopping at the Marché de Saint-Tropez. For dinner, savor a delicious meal at Le Kikouiou.

Day 4: Wander through Menton and Monaco on the French Riviera

A woman enjoying a day in Menton, France during a 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary.

One of the best places to visit during your South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days in Menton. It’s a charming coastal town that boasts colorful houses near the French-Italian border.

Menton, France, is considered the “Pearl of the French Riviera” because of its picturesque location snuggled along the rugged Côte d’Azur. Since it’s the last French town before hitting the Italy border, Menton has a lot of Italian influence. In fact, the beachy commune gives off Cinque Terre vibes, which you’ll discover on Day 5.

While staying in Nice, you can easily take the train 35 minutes east to Menton. It’s one of the best towns to do a day trip from Nice. Before hitting the beach, visit Vanilla Bakery to fuel up with French coffee, omelets and pastries.

On a beautiful summer day, there’s nothing like relaxing at the beach in Menton. Plage Sablettes is a sandy beach near the port with shallow waters where you can enjoy a refreshing swim. One of the best beach clubs here is Les Sablettes Beach.

In addition to relaxing at the beach, you must stroll through the narrow streets of the idyllic Old Town. One of the most beautiful landmarks to admire is the Basilica Saint-Michel-Archange. It’s a 17th-century Baroque church overlooking the sea.

Other great things to do in Menton, France are to tour the Jean Cocteau Museum, walk through the Le Val Rahmeh-Menton Garden and savor delicious food at the wonderful Michelin-starred Mirazur French restaurant.

The Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco.

From Menton, enjoy a 10-minute train ride to the small country of Monaco. That’s right, Monaco is its own country! It’s considered the second smallest country in the world after Vatican City.

Your first stop in Monaco should be the famous Monte Carlo Casino. This fascinating landmark dates back to July 1865 and has been the most famous casino in the world since Grace Kelly visited it in 1956.

Please note that Monte Carlo is free to enter, but you must purchase tickets to visit the casino and play games like French Roulette, Black Jack, etc. The Monte Carlo Casino also has a classy bar where you can enjoy an afternoon beverage. This ended up being my favorite thing to do in Monaco.

What’s cool about visiting Monaco, especially in May, is that you can enjoy the Grand Prix! It’s a Formula 1 motor racing event and celebrities worldwide travel to Monaco to see it. Even if you visit during other times of the year, you can still see the tracks!

During your afternoon in Monaco, you must also go shopping at one of the high-end designer stores, enjoy Larvoto Beach, admire all the mega yachts and high-end cars, tour the Palais du Prince and walk through the Jardin Japonais.

Monaco is also iconic for its high-end accommodations. At these hotels, you can enjoy a delicious meal! A Nobu restaurant is in the Fairmont Monte Carlo, where you can savor elevated Asian fusion cuisine.

Day 5: Arrive in La Spezia – The Gateway to Cinque Terre, Italy

Visiting Cinque Terre during a South of France and Italy itinerary.

Getting to Cinque Terre on the Ligurian Coast is easy from the French Riviera. Through Flixbus, it’s around a three-hour bus ride from Nice to La Spezia, which is the gateway city to Cinque Terre. From La Spezia, utilize the regional train system that travels to the five towns – Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso al Mare, Corniglia and Riomaggiore.

Below are the top hotel picks in Cinque Terre, Italy based on budget:

Cinque Terre also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Here is the weather in Cinque Terre during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the lower 70s°F with average lows in the upper 50s°F and around seven days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the upper 70s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around five days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the upper 60s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the upper 60s°F and around four days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the upper 70s°F with average lows in the lower 60s° and around six days of precipitation.
Relax at the Beach on the Italian Riviera:
A woman enjoying a summer day at Monterosso al Mare in Cinque Terre.

After your travel day, settle into your accommodation and head to the beach to relax!

Monterosso al Mare is my favorite town to go to the beach along the Ligurian coast. Stella Marina Beach Club is the perfect spot to rent a lounge chair, enjoy an Aperol spritz and savor a delicious pasta meal.

Suppose you’re staying in any of the other towns. In that case, you must enjoy a beach day at Vernazza Beach & Harbour, Riomaggiore Beach and Guvano Beach, between Vernazza and Corniglia.

Below are the top restaurants to savor a tasty dinner in Cinque Terre:

Day 6: Experience the Best of Cinque Terre

The colorful town of Portovenere on the Italian Riviera.

On your second day in Cinque Terre, I recommend exploring the coastline. Hiking the Ligurian Coast or booking one of the memorable boat trips are some of the best things to do during your South of France and Italy itinerary!

The trails along Cinque Terre have existed for centuries. At one point, it was the only way to get to and from the coastal towns. When you hike the ancient paths of this breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll be rewarded with its natural beauty!

You can either hike Cinque Terre’s trails on your own or conquer them with a local guide or tour. I assure you that you won’t be disappointed by this unique experience.

With a boat tour, there are many options for you and your party. If you’re already traveling with a group, booking a private boat trip around Cinque Terre is the best option. Through Blue Boat are many day tour options along with sunset sails.

During a boat tour around Cinque Terre, you can admire the jaw-dropping views of the rugged cliffs and hilltop villages atop the glistening Mediterranean Sea, go swimming and snorkeling and stop at a few of the towns.

Those exploring the towns independently can take the regional train to each location. The top things to do in the five Cinque Terre towns are below:

  • Savor a meal and take a pesto-making class at the picturesque Nessun Dorma restaurant in Manarola.
  • Admire the Chiesa di St. Margaret of Antioch and see the medieval castle in Vernazza.
  • Enjoy the local markets and watch an incredible sunset in Riomaggiore.
  • Go wine tasting in Corniglia at La Polenza.
  • Relax at the beach and enjoy a delicious meal at Ristorante il Gabbiano in Monterosso al Mare.

If you do a boat tour, you’ll most likely visit Portovenere. It’s a charming town on the coastline with a clifftop fortress, colorful houses stacked next to each other and a stunning Gothic-style church.

Day 7: Enjoy the Best Things to do in Siena, Italy

The city of Siena, Italy in Tuscany.

If you’re a wine lover who also adores wandering through idyllic villages, you must spend two days in Tuscany during your Italy and South of France itinerary. Tuscany is a region in Central Italy that includes the city of Florence, the most notable Renaissance art, renowned wines and diverse landscapes.

Siena is the best city to base yourself in while exploring Tuscany, Italy. The top way to get there is by taking the train from La Spezia Centrale to Siena. The train journey will take around three hours and 15 minutes. Below are the best hotels in Siena based on budget:

Siena also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from:

Here is the weather in Siena, Italy during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the upper 60s°F with average lows in the mid 50s°F and around seven days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around six days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around four days of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around six days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around seven days of precipitation.
Tour the Historical Landmarks in Siena:
The Duomo di Siena in Italy.

Siena is a beautiful city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Tuscan region of Italy. A fun fact about Siena, Italy is that it’s where the most stunning Italian dialect is spoken!

Overall, Siena has a rich history. It was established between 900 and 400 BC, reflected in the city’s picturesque architecture.

After arriving in Siena and settling into your accommodation, savor delicious pizza at Ristorante Pizzeria Spadaforte. This restaurant has some of the best pizza I’ve had during my Italy travels.

In the afternoon, walk off your meal by exploring the ancient city. Your first stop should be the 13th-century Duomo di Siena. It’s a Romanesque-Gothic cathedral that is iconic for its white marble on the interior and exterior.

I recommend visiting the Piccolomini Library, which is dedicated to Pope Pius II. Here, you can admire the most breathtaking fresco paintings.

From there, head over to the Torre del Mangia to climb the tower. Even though it’s a bit of a workout, once you reach the top, you’ll be treated to jaw-dropping views of Siena and the nearby countryside.

End your day enjoying the thriving Piazza del Campo in Siena. It has restaurants, bakeries and gelato shops, and you can also see the Town Hall, the Torre del Mangia and Siena’s largest fountain – the Fonte Gaia.

One of the leading restaurants in Siena to have dinner is Osteria Le Logge. It boasts a cozy ambiance where you can savor incredible Tuscan cuisine and wine.

Day 8: See the Charming Villages in Tuscany

Visiting the idyllic Tuscan town of San Gimignano during a South of France and Italy itinerary.

A 10-day vacation in the South of France and Italy is incomplete without visiting the quintessential Tuscan town of San Gimignano. This is one of the most gorgeous Italian hilltop towns I’ve been to and I know you’ll love it too!

San Gimignano is the perfect destination to get lost in. The best way to get to this charming Tuscan town is to rent a car for the day, do a guided tour from Siena or take the bus a little over an hour from the city.

What I loved most about the walled town of San Gimignano is that it features everything you’d see in a typical painting of Tuscany – cypress trees, olive groves, beautiful stone houses and 360° views.

The best place to start your day in San Gimignano is Pasticceria Il Criollo. It’s located in the center of town and it’s where you can enjoy a cappuccino, cornetto and lemon tarts.

One of the top reasons San Gimignano is a UNESCO World Heritage Site is that it was a famous pilgrimage route from France to Rome. During your time here, climb the Torre Grossa. It’s one of the tallest towers in the region, offering unparalleled views.

Another historical landmark to visit in San Gimignano is the 12th-century Romanesque Duomo di San Gimignano. It’s iconic for its two Renaissance chapels and frescoes.

A visit to San Gimignano during your Italy and South of France itinerary must include treating yourself to “The World’s Best Gelato” at Gelateria Dondoli. During your visit, you can take the Dondoli Gelato Class and become a “Gelato Master for a Day.”

The quaint Italian town of Monteriggioni.

In the afternoon, head to Monteriggioni. This quaint town is about a 25-minute drive from San Gimignano and 50 minutes by bus.

Overall, Monteriggioni boasts one of the most important fortresses in Tuscany. It was built in the Middle Ages, and every July, you can experience the Medieval Festival of Monteriggioni. This fair will transport you back in time as people dress up in Medieval costumes and live performances are happening all around town.

The Romanesque-styled Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta is a beautiful church to see in this small town, too.

Osteria Antico Travaglio is the best Tuscan restaurant and gelateria in Monteriggioni. You can sit outside on a beautiful summer day and enjoy the quintessential ambiance.

Before returning to Siena, enjoy a Chianti wine tasting at Agricola Famiglia Mazzarrini. This winery produces some of the highest-quality Chianti wines using ancient traditional methods.

While at Famiglia Mazzarrini, you can enjoy a tour and learn about the history of this Tuscan winery; taste a variety of reds, whites and sparkling wines; as well as savor the best charcuterie platters.

Day 9: Arrive in Rome, Italy

A woman on the Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy.

I believe Rome is one of the best cities in the world! Also known as the “Eternal City,” Rome is an enchanting city established in 753 BC. If you’re a history buff, you will not be bored exploring this breathtaking ancient capital city.

It’s around a three-hour Flixbus ride from Siena to Rome Tiburtina Bus Station. Below are the best hotels in Rome to stay for two days based on budget:

Rome also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Here is the weather in Rome, Italy during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the mid 50s°F and around five days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around three days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the upper 80s°F with average lows in the upper 60s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the upper 80s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around five days of precipitation.
Tour the Vatican:
Visiting The Vatican during a 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary.

After settling into your accommodation, depending on timing, grab a delicious meal from L’orso 80 by Piazza Navona before heading over to the Vatican.

Vatican City is a state independent of Rome and a must-visit during a South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days. It’s considered its own country and also has its own flag. The Vatican is the seat of the Holy Roman Catholic Church and home to the Pope.

Getting to the Vatican from the heart of Rome is easy—there are six entrances! You must purchase tickets to walk through the Vatican, its 26 museums and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Some of the best works of art to see in the Vatican are the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, the gilded bronze statue of Hercules, The Entombment of Christ by Caravaggio and The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo, which is located on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

While you’re at the Vatican, also stroll through the captivating Giardini Vaticani, which are the gardens.

Before concluding your day and having dinner at Il Corallo Ristorante and Pizzeria, watch the sunset over the breathtaking Ponte Sant’Angelo. It’s known as the “Bridge of Angels” and was built in 134 AD by Emperor Hadrian. It was formerly a passageway for Christian pilgrims to St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.

Day 10: Travel Back in Time to Ancient Rome

A woman at The Trevi Fountain in Rome.

On your second day in Rome, wake up early to see the beautiful Trevi Fountain before the heavy crowds arrive. It’s the largest fountain in Rome, Italy, built in 19 BC. Afterward, grab a coffee and pistachio-filled cornetto at L’Antico Forno di Fontana di Trevi. (This was my favorite place to wake up in Rome!)

From the Trevi Fountain, head over to see the beautiful Spanish Steps. This is where famous artists worldwide would meet and show off their work. Even though you cannot sit on the steps, it does make for beautiful photos!

Not far from the Spanish Steps is the Villa Borghese, the largest park in the city! Renting a scooter is one of the best ways to explore Villa Borghese and the city of Rome.

For lunch, savor homemade pasta at Osteria da Fortunata. Afterward, check out the Pantheon!

A woman seeing the Colosseum during a 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary.

In the afternoon, visit the Colosseum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. I was blown away when I first saw this incredible landmark! It’s much larger than you think.

The Colosseum, established in 80 AD, was an amphitheater for gladiators. You must get tickets to see the inside of the Colosseum!

Lastly, explore the charming Trastevere area in the evening and savor one last Italian meal at Osteria Nannarella.

Day 11: Fly Home from Italy

Cacio e pepe from Rome.

Since Rome is the last stop on your 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary, you’ll fly home from Roma Fiumicino Airport.


Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy.

Here are other destinations to visit in Southern France and Northern Italy:

Lake Como, Italy

Marseille, France

Piedmont, Italy

I hope you all enjoyed discovering the best South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days. If you have any questions, please email me at info@browneyedflowerchild.com.

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Basic Facts of Italy and France:

Italy – Currency: Euro, Capital: Rome, Time Zone: Central European Standard Time

France – Currency: Euro, Capital: Paris, Time Zone: Central European Standard Time

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3 Comments

  1. Kim Deer on May 30, 2024 at 11:45 pm

    Another fabulous blog of amazing places to see in France and Italy. I have been to several of these places. This blog brought back some wonderful memories. Thanks for sharing all the beautiful photos ~ it brought me back to stunning Italy. I have never been to France but when I go, the French Riviera is the first place I will visit! Great guide ~ love you, mum ❤️ xoxo 👩🏻

  2. Astghik Igityan on June 6, 2024 at 7:15 am

    Loved your post! The French Riviera and Italy are amazing summer spots!! Thanks for the great tips!

    • Taylor Deer on June 6, 2024 at 9:40 pm

      Thank you so much! It’s such a special part of the world. 🙂

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A woman exploring Rome during a South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days.

If you’re like me and live for European summer, I suggest visiting the French Riviera and Italy! From world-renowned beaches to charming coastal cities and beyond, you cannot go wrong with following a South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days.

As someone who has visited France numerous times and travels to Italy every summer, I know firsthand that they are magical destinations perfect for all. What’s nice about combining the South of France and Italy into one trip is that you get a mix of relaxation, adventure, cuisine and luxury. There is also something for all to enjoy whether you’re on a honeymoon, girl’s/guy’s trip, solo escape, family vacation and more.

In this blog post, discover the best 10 days in the South of France and Italy during the summer. If you want to extend this itinerary, check out my Barcelona and Southern France itinerary or my Switzerland and Italy itinerary!

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South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days.

Traveling to Experience a French and Italian Riviera Itinerary:

A woman walking along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France.

Also known as the Côte d’Azur, the French Riviera is where you’ll begin your 10-day trip for European summer. Discover an in-depth South of France itinerary! You’ll depart from Rome, Italy.

For this trip to France and Italy, the best way to travel to Southern Europe is to fly into Nice Côte d’Azur Airport in the Alpes-Maritimes department. The top airport to fly home from for this trip is Leonardo da Vinci – Rome Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy. You can find affordable flights through Skyscanner.

Even though renting a car in Southern France and Italy and doing a road trip is a great way to see unique towns and villages, along with incredible nature, the most convenient way to get around Europe is by taking public transportation via the train or bus. The SNCF is the French national railway company, and the TGV is the country’s high-speed train, whereas Italy’s state-run network operates under Trenitalia.

If you plan to take public transportation around Europe this summer, I recommend downloading the Omio app. This convenient app lets you easily map out trips, compare schedules, book tickets and more.

When booking a rental car in France and Italy, you’ll need an international driver’s permit and your regular license. If you reside in the United States, you can easily obtain one by visiting your local AAA office.

10-Day Unforgettable South of France and Italy Itinerary:

A woman enjoying a summer day at a beach club in Nice, France.

When following a 10-day itinerary for the South of France and Italy, I suggest planning and booking well in advance, especially if traveling from May through September. Since these months are the best time to travel to Europe, hotels, accommodations, transportation and excursions will quickly book up and prices will rise.

If you like the below itinerary and want to explore more of France, check out this thorough summer in France itinerary. I also have two-week in-depth itineraries for Northern Italy and Southern Italy.

Day 1: Arrive in Nice, France

A woman visiting Nice, France during a South of France and Italy itinerary.

Nice is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It’s the fifth-largest metropolis in France and is famous for its azure shoreline, picturesque promenade and for attracting world-famous artists throughout the centuries.

When arriving at your first destination for this trip, which is Nice, France, check into your accommodation and settle in. Below are the best hotels in Nice based on budget:

Nice also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Here is the weather along the Côte d’Azur during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the upper 60s°F with average lows in the upper 50s°F and around four days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around three days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 70s°F and around one day of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 70s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around three days of precipitation.
Roam through Nice, France:
A woman enjoying the views of the French Riviera in Nice.

A South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days must include visiting and exploring Nice, France. It’s the most popular destination along the French Riviera and offers many fun things to do.

One of the best things to do when arriving in this timeless city is to enjoy an authentic French crêpe with a Provençal rosé from Le Kalice. This charming location is in Place Rossetti, facing the Cathédrale Saint-Réparate.

Afterward, stroll through the idyllic narrow streets of Nice’s Vielle Ville, the Old Town. As you meander through the city, check out the local markets like Cours Saleya, savor delicious socca (a chickpea flatbread) from Chez Theresa and admire the beautiful cathedrals and churches.

If you’re genuinely in the shopping mood, visit the Magasin Galeries Lafayette, where you can shop at stores like L’Occitane to Chanel. It’s located near the Place Masséna.

During your first day in Nice, you can also visit the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain (MAMAC), Villa Masséna Musée and the Musée Matisse.

For adventurers wanting to get a good workout during their European summer trip, climbing Castle Hill and watching the sunset from there is a must! It’s located 300 feet above the city and where a Citadel was situated between the 11th and 18th centuries. Nowadays, you can see the fortress ruins.

The steps to Castle Hill are accessible from the Promenade des Anglais. An elevator takes both locals and visitors to the top.

Enjoy a lovely dinner in town at La Voglia in the evening. It’s one of the best Italian restaurants in the Old Town, where you can savor delicious seafood pasta and sip the best French and Italian wines.

Day 2: Have a Beach Day in Nice and Visit Villefranche-Sur-Mer

A woman enjoying a beach day in Nice, France.

On your second day in the city, savor a delicious and healthy breakfast at Kind & Co. This Bohemian restaurant offers incredible hot and cold coffee drinks, organic meals and a lively atmosphere.

After fueling up, stroll along the Promenade des Anglais, which offers breathtaking views of the aqua-blue Mediterranean Sea, before parking yourself at one of Nice’s beach clubs for the day.

Enjoying one of the many beach clubs along the Côte d’Azur is one of the top summer activities to include in a South of France and Italy itinerary in the summer months. During my trip to Nice, I went to Opéra Plage, the oldest beach club in the city. I loved enjoying its beachfront services and waterfront terrace, which offered incredible food, drinks and fun vacation vibes.

The other beach clubs in Nice where you can spend a day or half-day at are Castel Plage, which is perfect for those in their 20s and 30s; Ruhl Plage, which is family-friendly; Blue Beach Club, which draws locals and Plage Beau Rivage Beach Club, which offers the best restaurant along the promenade.

If you prefer not to spend money at a beach club, I suggest sitting on the public beach. Bring your own towel or chair and come and go as you wish.

A charming narrow street in Villefranche-sur-Mer.

After a fulfilling day at the beach, take the train from Nice Ville to Villefranche-sur-Mer train station. The ride is only six minutes. If you prefer to get some exercise, Villefranche-sur-Mer is within walking distance from Nice’s Old Town. During your four-mile walk, enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery!

Overall, Villefranche-sur-Mer is one of the best small towns to wander through along the French Riviera. La Grande Cave Villefranche is a lovely place to relax in the early evening. It’s a charming wine bar where you can sip French wines and snack on a cheese plate.

La Belle Etoile is an excellent restaurant to savor a delicious dinner. It’s a French restaurant in the heart of the colorful Old Town of Villefranche-sur-Mer.

Day 3: Make Memories in St. Tropez

St. Tropez during summer.

Since the French Riviera has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe, it’s only proper to do a day trip to St. Tropez from Nice. If you want the authentic French Riviera beach club experience, spending a day in St. Tropez must be added to your South of France and Italy itinerary.

When visiting St. Tropez, you can also spend the night, if preferred, instead of returning to Nice. I don’t enjoy switching hotels daily and hauling my luggage onto public transportation, so I stayed in Nice.

Here are the best hotels in St. Tropez based on budget:

St. Tropez also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Overall, St. Tropez is famous for its trendy beach clubs, 5-star hotels, exciting nightlife, mega yachts, renowned restaurants and a destination where celebrities frequent.

The absence of train stations is the only challenge presented when making a day trip to St. Tropez. When visiting St. Tropez from Nice, you must rent a car or take the train to St. Raphaël-Valescure, which is west of the city. From there, you’ll have to take a taxi to your destination in St. Tropez. The journey from the city to the famous beach resort town is around an hour and a half.

St. Tropez is the birthplace of beach clubs. While you’re in this coastal town, enjoy Le Club 55, Nikki Beach, Tahiti Beach, La Serena Ramatuelle or Jardin Tropezina. If you haven’t been to a beach club before, it’s the best way to party, eat, drink, relax and swim all in one spot.

In addition to partying and enjoying all that the beach club offers, make sure to see the Citadelle de Saint-Tropez, enjoy the colorful harbor, grab a coffee at Dior Des Lices and go shopping at the Marché de Saint-Tropez. For dinner, savor a delicious meal at Le Kikouiou.

Day 4: Wander through Menton and Monaco on the French Riviera

A woman enjoying a day in Menton, France during a 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary.

One of the best places to visit during your South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days in Menton. It’s a charming coastal town that boasts colorful houses near the French-Italian border.

Menton, France, is considered the “Pearl of the French Riviera” because of its picturesque location snuggled along the rugged Côte d’Azur. Since it’s the last French town before hitting the Italy border, Menton has a lot of Italian influence. In fact, the beachy commune gives off Cinque Terre vibes, which you’ll discover on Day 5.

While staying in Nice, you can easily take the train 35 minutes east to Menton. It’s one of the best towns to do a day trip from Nice. Before hitting the beach, visit Vanilla Bakery to fuel up with French coffee, omelets and pastries.

On a beautiful summer day, there’s nothing like relaxing at the beach in Menton. Plage Sablettes is a sandy beach near the port with shallow waters where you can enjoy a refreshing swim. One of the best beach clubs here is Les Sablettes Beach.

In addition to relaxing at the beach, you must stroll through the narrow streets of the idyllic Old Town. One of the most beautiful landmarks to admire is the Basilica Saint-Michel-Archange. It’s a 17th-century Baroque church overlooking the sea.

Other great things to do in Menton, France are to tour the Jean Cocteau Museum, walk through the Le Val Rahmeh-Menton Garden and savor delicious food at the wonderful Michelin-starred Mirazur French restaurant.

The Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco.

From Menton, enjoy a 10-minute train ride to the small country of Monaco. That’s right, Monaco is its own country! It’s considered the second smallest country in the world after Vatican City.

Your first stop in Monaco should be the famous Monte Carlo Casino. This fascinating landmark dates back to July 1865 and has been the most famous casino in the world since Grace Kelly visited it in 1956.

Please note that Monte Carlo is free to enter, but you must purchase tickets to visit the casino and play games like French Roulette, Black Jack, etc. The Monte Carlo Casino also has a classy bar where you can enjoy an afternoon beverage. This ended up being my favorite thing to do in Monaco.

What’s cool about visiting Monaco, especially in May, is that you can enjoy the Grand Prix! It’s a Formula 1 motor racing event and celebrities worldwide travel to Monaco to see it. Even if you visit during other times of the year, you can still see the tracks!

During your afternoon in Monaco, you must also go shopping at one of the high-end designer stores, enjoy Larvoto Beach, admire all the mega yachts and high-end cars, tour the Palais du Prince and walk through the Jardin Japonais.

Monaco is also iconic for its high-end accommodations. At these hotels, you can enjoy a delicious meal! A Nobu restaurant is in the Fairmont Monte Carlo, where you can savor elevated Asian fusion cuisine.

Day 5: Arrive in La Spezia – The Gateway to Cinque Terre, Italy

Visiting Cinque Terre during a South of France and Italy itinerary.

Getting to Cinque Terre on the Ligurian Coast is easy from the French Riviera. Through Flixbus, it’s around a three-hour bus ride from Nice to La Spezia, which is the gateway city to Cinque Terre. From La Spezia, utilize the regional train system that travels to the five towns – Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso al Mare, Corniglia and Riomaggiore.

Below are the top hotel picks in Cinque Terre, Italy based on budget:

Cinque Terre also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Here is the weather in Cinque Terre during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the lower 70s°F with average lows in the upper 50s°F and around seven days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the upper 70s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around five days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the upper 60s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the upper 60s°F and around four days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the upper 70s°F with average lows in the lower 60s° and around six days of precipitation.
Relax at the Beach on the Italian Riviera:
A woman enjoying a summer day at Monterosso al Mare in Cinque Terre.

After your travel day, settle into your accommodation and head to the beach to relax!

Monterosso al Mare is my favorite town to go to the beach along the Ligurian coast. Stella Marina Beach Club is the perfect spot to rent a lounge chair, enjoy an Aperol spritz and savor a delicious pasta meal.

Suppose you’re staying in any of the other towns. In that case, you must enjoy a beach day at Vernazza Beach & Harbour, Riomaggiore Beach and Guvano Beach, between Vernazza and Corniglia.

Below are the top restaurants to savor a tasty dinner in Cinque Terre:

Day 6: Experience the Best of Cinque Terre

The colorful town of Portovenere on the Italian Riviera.

On your second day in Cinque Terre, I recommend exploring the coastline. Hiking the Ligurian Coast or booking one of the memorable boat trips are some of the best things to do during your South of France and Italy itinerary!

The trails along Cinque Terre have existed for centuries. At one point, it was the only way to get to and from the coastal towns. When you hike the ancient paths of this breathtaking UNESCO World Heritage Site, you’ll be rewarded with its natural beauty!

You can either hike Cinque Terre’s trails on your own or conquer them with a local guide or tour. I assure you that you won’t be disappointed by this unique experience.

With a boat tour, there are many options for you and your party. If you’re already traveling with a group, booking a private boat trip around Cinque Terre is the best option. Through Blue Boat are many day tour options along with sunset sails.

During a boat tour around Cinque Terre, you can admire the jaw-dropping views of the rugged cliffs and hilltop villages atop the glistening Mediterranean Sea, go swimming and snorkeling and stop at a few of the towns.

Those exploring the towns independently can take the regional train to each location. The top things to do in the five Cinque Terre towns are below:

  • Savor a meal and take a pesto-making class at the picturesque Nessun Dorma restaurant in Manarola.
  • Admire the Chiesa di St. Margaret of Antioch and see the medieval castle in Vernazza.
  • Enjoy the local markets and watch an incredible sunset in Riomaggiore.
  • Go wine tasting in Corniglia at La Polenza.
  • Relax at the beach and enjoy a delicious meal at Ristorante il Gabbiano in Monterosso al Mare.

If you do a boat tour, you’ll most likely visit Portovenere. It’s a charming town on the coastline with a clifftop fortress, colorful houses stacked next to each other and a stunning Gothic-style church.

Day 7: Enjoy the Best Things to do in Siena, Italy

The city of Siena, Italy in Tuscany.

If you’re a wine lover who also adores wandering through idyllic villages, you must spend two days in Tuscany during your Italy and South of France itinerary. Tuscany is a region in Central Italy that includes the city of Florence, the most notable Renaissance art, renowned wines and diverse landscapes.

Siena is the best city to base yourself in while exploring Tuscany, Italy. The top way to get there is by taking the train from La Spezia Centrale to Siena. The train journey will take around three hours and 15 minutes. Below are the best hotels in Siena based on budget:

Siena also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from:

Here is the weather in Siena, Italy during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the upper 60s°F with average lows in the mid 50s°F and around seven days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around six days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around four days of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around six days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around seven days of precipitation.
Tour the Historical Landmarks in Siena:
The Duomo di Siena in Italy.

Siena is a beautiful city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Tuscan region of Italy. A fun fact about Siena, Italy is that it’s where the most stunning Italian dialect is spoken!

Overall, Siena has a rich history. It was established between 900 and 400 BC, reflected in the city’s picturesque architecture.

After arriving in Siena and settling into your accommodation, savor delicious pizza at Ristorante Pizzeria Spadaforte. This restaurant has some of the best pizza I’ve had during my Italy travels.

In the afternoon, walk off your meal by exploring the ancient city. Your first stop should be the 13th-century Duomo di Siena. It’s a Romanesque-Gothic cathedral that is iconic for its white marble on the interior and exterior.

I recommend visiting the Piccolomini Library, which is dedicated to Pope Pius II. Here, you can admire the most breathtaking fresco paintings.

From there, head over to the Torre del Mangia to climb the tower. Even though it’s a bit of a workout, once you reach the top, you’ll be treated to jaw-dropping views of Siena and the nearby countryside.

End your day enjoying the thriving Piazza del Campo in Siena. It has restaurants, bakeries and gelato shops, and you can also see the Town Hall, the Torre del Mangia and Siena’s largest fountain – the Fonte Gaia.

One of the leading restaurants in Siena to have dinner is Osteria Le Logge. It boasts a cozy ambiance where you can savor incredible Tuscan cuisine and wine.

Day 8: See the Charming Villages in Tuscany

Visiting the idyllic Tuscan town of San Gimignano during a South of France and Italy itinerary.

A 10-day vacation in the South of France and Italy is incomplete without visiting the quintessential Tuscan town of San Gimignano. This is one of the most gorgeous Italian hilltop towns I’ve been to and I know you’ll love it too!

San Gimignano is the perfect destination to get lost in. The best way to get to this charming Tuscan town is to rent a car for the day, do a guided tour from Siena or take the bus a little over an hour from the city.

What I loved most about the walled town of San Gimignano is that it features everything you’d see in a typical painting of Tuscany – cypress trees, olive groves, beautiful stone houses and 360° views.

The best place to start your day in San Gimignano is Pasticceria Il Criollo. It’s located in the center of town and it’s where you can enjoy a cappuccino, cornetto and lemon tarts.

One of the top reasons San Gimignano is a UNESCO World Heritage Site is that it was a famous pilgrimage route from France to Rome. During your time here, climb the Torre Grossa. It’s one of the tallest towers in the region, offering unparalleled views.

Another historical landmark to visit in San Gimignano is the 12th-century Romanesque Duomo di San Gimignano. It’s iconic for its two Renaissance chapels and frescoes.

A visit to San Gimignano during your Italy and South of France itinerary must include treating yourself to “The World’s Best Gelato” at Gelateria Dondoli. During your visit, you can take the Dondoli Gelato Class and become a “Gelato Master for a Day.”

The quaint Italian town of Monteriggioni.

In the afternoon, head to Monteriggioni. This quaint town is about a 25-minute drive from San Gimignano and 50 minutes by bus.

Overall, Monteriggioni boasts one of the most important fortresses in Tuscany. It was built in the Middle Ages, and every July, you can experience the Medieval Festival of Monteriggioni. This fair will transport you back in time as people dress up in Medieval costumes and live performances are happening all around town.

The Romanesque-styled Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta is a beautiful church to see in this small town, too.

Osteria Antico Travaglio is the best Tuscan restaurant and gelateria in Monteriggioni. You can sit outside on a beautiful summer day and enjoy the quintessential ambiance.

Before returning to Siena, enjoy a Chianti wine tasting at Agricola Famiglia Mazzarrini. This winery produces some of the highest-quality Chianti wines using ancient traditional methods.

While at Famiglia Mazzarrini, you can enjoy a tour and learn about the history of this Tuscan winery; taste a variety of reds, whites and sparkling wines; as well as savor the best charcuterie platters.

Day 9: Arrive in Rome, Italy

A woman on the Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy.

I believe Rome is one of the best cities in the world! Also known as the “Eternal City,” Rome is an enchanting city established in 753 BC. If you’re a history buff, you will not be bored exploring this breathtaking ancient capital city.

It’s around a three-hour Flixbus ride from Siena to Rome Tiburtina Bus Station. Below are the best hotels in Rome to stay for two days based on budget:

Rome also has a plethora of rental properties to choose from.

Here is the weather in Rome, Italy during summer:

  • May: Average highs in the mid 70s°F with average lows in the mid 50s°F and around five days of precipitation.
  • June: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around three days of precipitation.
  • July: Average highs in the upper 80s°F with average lows in the upper 60s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • August: Average highs in the upper 80s°F with average lows in the mid 60s°F and around two days of precipitation.
  • September: Average highs in the lower 80s°F with average lows in the lower 60s°F and around five days of precipitation.
Tour the Vatican:
Visiting The Vatican during a 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary.

After settling into your accommodation, depending on timing, grab a delicious meal from L’orso 80 by Piazza Navona before heading over to the Vatican.

Vatican City is a state independent of Rome and a must-visit during a South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days. It’s considered its own country and also has its own flag. The Vatican is the seat of the Holy Roman Catholic Church and home to the Pope.

Getting to the Vatican from the heart of Rome is easy—there are six entrances! You must purchase tickets to walk through the Vatican, its 26 museums and St. Peter’s Basilica.

Some of the best works of art to see in the Vatican are the Last Judgement by Michelangelo, the gilded bronze statue of Hercules, The Entombment of Christ by Caravaggio and The Creation of Adam by Michelangelo, which is located on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

While you’re at the Vatican, also stroll through the captivating Giardini Vaticani, which are the gardens.

Before concluding your day and having dinner at Il Corallo Ristorante and Pizzeria, watch the sunset over the breathtaking Ponte Sant’Angelo. It’s known as the “Bridge of Angels” and was built in 134 AD by Emperor Hadrian. It was formerly a passageway for Christian pilgrims to St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City.

Day 10: Travel Back in Time to Ancient Rome

A woman at The Trevi Fountain in Rome.

On your second day in Rome, wake up early to see the beautiful Trevi Fountain before the heavy crowds arrive. It’s the largest fountain in Rome, Italy, built in 19 BC. Afterward, grab a coffee and pistachio-filled cornetto at L’Antico Forno di Fontana di Trevi. (This was my favorite place to wake up in Rome!)

From the Trevi Fountain, head over to see the beautiful Spanish Steps. This is where famous artists worldwide would meet and show off their work. Even though you cannot sit on the steps, it does make for beautiful photos!

Not far from the Spanish Steps is the Villa Borghese, the largest park in the city! Renting a scooter is one of the best ways to explore Villa Borghese and the city of Rome.

For lunch, savor homemade pasta at Osteria da Fortunata. Afterward, check out the Pantheon!

A woman seeing the Colosseum during a 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary.

In the afternoon, visit the Colosseum, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. I was blown away when I first saw this incredible landmark! It’s much larger than you think.

The Colosseum, established in 80 AD, was an amphitheater for gladiators. You must get tickets to see the inside of the Colosseum!

Lastly, explore the charming Trastevere area in the evening and savor one last Italian meal at Osteria Nannarella.

Day 11: Fly Home from Italy

Cacio e pepe from Rome.

Since Rome is the last stop on your 10-day South of France and Italy itinerary, you’ll fly home from Roma Fiumicino Airport.


Piazza Navona in Rome, Italy.

Here are other destinations to visit in Southern France and Northern Italy:

Lake Como, Italy

Marseille, France

Piedmont, Italy

I hope you all enjoyed discovering the best South of France and Italy itinerary for 10 days. If you have any questions, please email me at info@browneyedflowerchild.com.

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Nannybag is also insured against theft, loss and breakage. It’s a convenient way to store your bags when you are traveling from one city to the next in Europe.

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Basic Facts of Italy and France:

Italy – Currency: Euro, Capital: Rome, Time Zone: Central European Standard Time

France – Currency: Euro, Capital: Paris, Time Zone: Central European Standard Time

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3 Comments

  1. Kim Deer on May 30, 2024 at 11:45 pm

    Another fabulous blog of amazing places to see in France and Italy. I have been to several of these places. This blog brought back some wonderful memories. Thanks for sharing all the beautiful photos ~ it brought me back to stunning Italy. I have never been to France but when I go, the French Riviera is the first place I will visit! Great guide ~ love you, mum ❤️ xoxo 👩🏻

  2. Astghik Igityan on June 6, 2024 at 7:15 am

    Loved your post! The French Riviera and Italy are amazing summer spots!! Thanks for the great tips!

    • Taylor Deer on June 6, 2024 at 9:40 pm

      Thank you so much! It’s such a special part of the world. 🙂

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