13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Tremezzina
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Vancouver

2
nights
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Puunt-Snack Beach Bar, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Menaggio, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche San Martino. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenway del Lago di Como, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa del Balbianello.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tremezzina trip planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Tremezzina is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET) is 9 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Outdoors Nightlife Parks

Side Trips

Griante, Greenway del Lago di Como, Lido di Menaggio, Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo
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Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo ©
Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo
Greenway del Lago di Como ©
Greenway del Lago di Como

1
night
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 15th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castelvecchio Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Verona trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Tremezzina to Verona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, and then admire the striking features of Doges' Palace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Venice online itinerary creator.

Traveling by train from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Pitti Palace and Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Vecchio are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence holiday planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Foro di Augusto, explore the world behind art at Borghese Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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