13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 day
2
Verona
— 3 nights
3
Venice
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Siena
— 1 night
6
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
7
Lucca
— 1 night
8
Pisa
— Few hours

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Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then make a trip to I Navigli, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary builder tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Milan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
I Navigli ©
I Navigli

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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 31st (Wed), take a stroll through Quinzano, make a trip to Piazza Bra, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), then get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, then step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, then take in the views from Ponte Pietra, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Verona road trip planning app.

You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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night
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 2nd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice online holiday planner.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive 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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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence road trip planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then make a trip to Piazza del Campo, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Siena tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Siena

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get a sense of the local culture at Portovenere and Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco. Spend the 9th (Fri) exploring nature at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, appreciate the history behind Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cinque Terre Trails, and don't miss a visit to Torre Aurora.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Siena to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for Lucca.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Portovenere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Terra di Bargon ©
Terra di Bargon

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Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, and then contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lucca vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Lucca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Lucca, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

few
hours
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 11th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Camposanto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa road trip app.

Traveling by car from Lucca to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pisa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:
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Camposanto ©
Camposanto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

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