14 days in Northwest Italy, Italian Alps & Austrian Alps Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Italy, Italian Alps & Austrian Alps Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Selva di Val Gardena, Italy
— 1 night
3
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
4
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
5
La Spezia, Italy
— 1 night
6
Siena, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 1 night

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Venice, Italy

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like San Giorgio Maggiore and Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Chiesa di San Zaccaria. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Battistero del Duomo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Campo Santa Margherita, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Venice vacation planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Venice due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Venice, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Selva di Val Gardena, Italy

Selva di Val Gardena ©
On the 23rd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Museo all'Aperto delle 5 Torri, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Museo Della Grande Guerra 1914-1918, thenstroll the grounds of Cimitero Austro-Ungarico di Brunico, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Alpe di Fanes.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Selva di Val Gardena trip maker.

You can drive from Venice to Selva di Val Gardena in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in June, expect Selva di Val Gardena to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for Innsbruck.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Cortina d'Ampezzo, Chiesa di San Giacomo, Cimitero Austro-Ungarico di Brunico, Alpe di Fanes
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Museo all'Aperto delle 5 Torri ©
Museo all'Aperto delle 5 Torri

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, thenget engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and then look for gifts at Speckeria.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck journey maker site.

You can drive from Selva di Val Gardena to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Innsbruck: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Como.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Speckeria ©
Speckeria

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Como, Italy

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, thenchoose your vessel at Turati Centro Nautico Lario, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Como online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Como in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Innsbruck in June, expect Como to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Tremezzina, I Giardini di Villa Melzi, Turati Centro Nautico Lario
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

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La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. On the 27th (Tue), trek along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola and then do a tasting at Terra di Bargon.

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Drive from Como to La Spezia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in La Spezia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in La Spezia

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Cinque Terre
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Terra di Bargon ©
Terra di Bargon

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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza del Duomo and Enoteca Falorni. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral and Torre Grossa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Accademia del Buon Gusto (in Panzano in Chianti), Volterra (Roman Theatre & Palazzo dei Priori) and Montepulciano (Cantina Fattoria della Talosa & Tempio di San Biagio). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and see the interesting displays at Palazzo Piccolomini.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena road trip tool.

You can drive from La Spezia to Siena in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Siena can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Greve in Chianti, Pienza, Volterra, Montepulciano
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Accademia del Buon Gusto ©
Accademia del Buon Gusto
Palazzo dei Priori ©
Palazzo dei Priori
Enoteca Falorni ©
Enoteca Falorni

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thenstep off the mainland to explore Giudecca, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, thentake a stroll through Dorsoduro, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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