12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find maps and more tourist information, read our Rome visit planner.

Taipei, Taiwan to Rome is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Taipei to Rome is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Taipei in June, expect Rome to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli ©
Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, stop by Cannaregio, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Venice holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, and then get to know the fascinating history of Borghetto sul Mincio. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, shop like a local with Piazza delle Erbe, and then explore the activities along Lago di Garda.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sirmione, Borghetto sul Mincio, Lago di Garda
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Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Borghetto sul Mincio ©
Borghetto sul Mincio

1
night
Florence

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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