11 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

11 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Verona
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Assisi
— 1 night
5
Rome
— 2 nights

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Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planning website.

Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan to Venice is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Basilica of St. Anthony
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, thenget to know the resident critters at Parco Natura Viva, and then get to know the fascinating history of Borghetto sul Mincio. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza Bra and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Verona vacation planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. July in Verona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Borghetto sul Mincio, Lago di Garda, Parco Natura Viva
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Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Borghetto sul Mincio ©
Borghetto sul Mincio
Piazza Bra ©
Piazza Bra

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. On the next day, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thenlook for gifts at Goccia Shoes, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Assisi journey builder tool.

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 24th (Mon), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thenexplore the ancient world of Colosseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, thenmake a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome day trip planning website.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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