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Paris to Rome

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Paris to Rome

Hi all, we have 10 day to drive from paris to rome. We would like to drive the coast, does anyone one have a suggested itinerary. Thank you

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1. Re: Paris to Rome

If you pick up a rental car in France and drop off in Italy, there will be a one-way fee of hundreds or euros: somebody has to go to Italy and drive the car back to France. You would do better to drop off the French car at Nice or Menton, take a train across the border, and pick up an Italian car.

There are, quite literally, hundreds of interesting places that you might visit between Paris and Rome. Which of them would be suitable for you depends on your interests, and we know nothing about them.

Maybe you should get hold of some guide books and use them to decide which places would be interesting to you.

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To plan a route, and estimate fuel and toll costs you can use www.viamichelin.com

It may be quicker and more economical to combine train and some driving.

For example take the TGV from Paris to Avignon - you can get cheap tickets in advance. Then in Avignon rent a car to explore Provence, and head towards the coast eventually leaving the car in Nice or Menton as Nick suggests above.

Once in Italy you can rent a car - or take the train as you head towards Rome.

Car rental in Italy is usually more expensive as they require you take full coverage insurance.

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3. Re: Paris to Rome

It is a long way to the south coast from Paris......

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4. Re: Paris to Rome

If it was me, i would drive south all the way on "nationale 7" to Menton leave car #1 there and border by train -as advised above.

http://fr.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Route_nationale_7_(France_métropolitaine)#section_1

Edited: 7:04 am, October 16, 2012
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