14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Villa d'Este and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Appreciate the collections at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Museo Storico Piana delle Orme. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica) and Giardino di Ninfa (in Cisterna di Latina). The adventure continues: make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus.

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Jacksonville, USA to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Traveling from Jacksonville in September, expect Rome to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Museo Storico Piana delle Orme, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Giardino di Ninfa, Villa d'Este
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Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Pitti Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. Change things up with a short trip to San Gimignano 1300 in San Gimignano (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, and get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

San Gimignano
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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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 24th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Venice sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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 26th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Te and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Verona travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. September in Verona sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palazzo Te
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Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Sacra di San Michele, view the masterpieces at Reggia di Venaria Reale, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Consolata, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Pietro Micca. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale, thenmake a trip to Piazza San Carlo, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turin online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Verona to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Verona in September, plan for slightly colder days in Turin, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sacra di San Michele, Reggia di Venaria Reale, Basilica of Superga
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Sacra di San Michele ©
Sacra di San Michele
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Museo Pietro Micca ©
Museo Pietro Micca

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