10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
3
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
4
Malcesine
— 3 nights
5
Venice
— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, thensteep yourself in history at Colosseum, thenexplore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. Traveling from Jerusalem to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
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. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cavoli and then stroll through Spiaggia Di Sansone.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Portoferraio online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rome to Portoferraio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Portoferraio: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stop by Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso, hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then take a stroll around Vernazza.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cinque Terre travel route planner.

Getting from Portoferraio to Cinque Terre by combination of ferry and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Malcesine.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso ©
Fabbrica d'Arte Monterosso

3
nights
Malcesine

Malcesine ©
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Ponale Road Path and The Bastion. Relax by the water at Lago di Ledro and Spiaggia per Cani. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Malcesine: Cascate Val Genova (in Pinzolo), Laghi di Cornisello (in Carisolo) and Lago dei Caprioli (in Pellizzano). It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lago di Tenno.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Malcesine road trip planner.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Malcesine in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Malcesine are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Riva Del Garda, Cascate Val Genova, Lago di Ledro, Lago di Tenno, Laghi di Cornisello
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Lago di Ledro ©
Lago di Ledro
Lago di Tenno ©
Lago di Tenno
The Bastion ©
The Bastion

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. On the next day, wander the streets of Cannaregio, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Malcesine to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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