10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Assisi
— 1 night
3
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 1 night
5
Verona
— 1 night
6
Venice
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, thenexplore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, make a trip to Roman Forum, thenadmire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel route planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rome is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect nights in Rome to be cooler, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Assisi dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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night
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cavoli, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Sansone, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Portoferraio online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Assisi to Portoferraio takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Assisi in August: highs in Portoferraio hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Spiaggia di Cavoli
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Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thentake in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

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You can do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Florence in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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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.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thencontemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

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Getting from Florence to Verona by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Verona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Piazzale Castel San Pietro ©
Piazzale Castel San Pietro
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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.
On the 26th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thenexplore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally steep yourself in history at Scuola Grande di San Rocco. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, thensteep yourself in history at Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Venice trip builder site.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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