14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Train
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Bologna
— 1 night
Train
3
Parma
— 3 nights
Train
4
Turin
— 1 night
Train
5
Alba
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Tirano
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Venice

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice planner.

Newark, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Venice. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Bologna

— 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, and then make a trip to Piazza Maggiore.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip itinerary app.

Getting from Venice to Bologna by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 52°F. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Parma.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
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Parma

— 3 nights

Capital of Italian Food Valley

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti and Palazzo Te. Get some historical perspective at Cattedrale di Parma and Battistero di Parma. Explore Parma's surroundings by going to Cathedral of Cremona (in Cremona), Mantua (Palazzo Ducale & Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova) and Cappella Ducale di San Liborio (in Colorno). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria della Steccata (Madonna della Steccata), admire the striking features of Palazzo delle Poste, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Torrechiara, and pause for some serene contemplation at Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Parma online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Parma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. October in Parma sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:

Turin

— 1 night

City of Magic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turin trip planner.

Take a train from Parma to Turin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Parma in October, plan for slightly colder days in Turin, with highs around 58°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Alba

— 2 nights
Alba is a town and comune of Piedmont, Italy, in the province of Cuneo. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, then appreciate the views at Langhe landscapes UNESCO, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at La Bollente, then do a tasting at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, then examine the collection at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour.

Discover how to plan a Alba trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Take a train from Turin to Alba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Alba

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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 20th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Milan online day trip planner.

You can drive from Alba to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. In October in Milan, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Tirano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Tirano

Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): examine the collection at Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Tirano trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Milan to Tirano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Milan in October, expect Tirano to be slightly colder, temps between 53°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tirano

Historic Sites · Museums
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.