14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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14 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  11​h
1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Bologna
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Parma
— 3 nights
4
Turin
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Alba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Milan
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
7
Tirano
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Newark


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3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning app .

Newark, USA to Venice is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Venice. In October in Venice, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sun) before leaving for Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
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 spiritual surroundings of Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Petronio, and then make a trip to Piazza Maggiore.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bologna trip maker tool .

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bologna are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Parma.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

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nights
Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Appreciate the collections at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti and Palazzo Te. Popular historic sites such as Cattedrale di Parma and Palazzo Ducale Mantova are in your itinerary. Explore Parma's surroundings by going to Cappella Ducale di San Liborio (in Colorno), Cathedral of Cremona (in Cremona) and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma, don't miss a visit to Palazzo delle Poste, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Torrechiara, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Parma attractions planning app .

Take a bus from Bologna to Parma in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Parma can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Mantua, Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, Cathedral of Cremona, Castello di Torrechiara, Cappella Ducale di San Liborio
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Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma
Palazzo Ducale Mantova ©
Palazzo Ducale Mantova
Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get great views at Basilica of Superga, then admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale, then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Parma to Turin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Parma, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Alba.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile

2
nights
Alba

Alba ©
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 take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and finally make a trip to Centro Storico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at La Bollente, learn about winemaking at Cantina Mauro Sebaste, then see the interesting displays at WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Grinzane Cavour.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Alba trip planner.

Traveling by car from Turin to Alba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Alba can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Alba

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Grinzane Cavour, La Bollente, Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis, WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo
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Castello di Grinzane Cavour ©
Castello di Grinzane Cavour
Santuario Basilica di Montis Regalis ©
WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo ©
WiMu - Museo del Vino a Barolo

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Castello Sforzesco, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

Planning Milan trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Alba to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Milan, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to take a train to Tirano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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hours
Tirano

Tirano ©
Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. On the 21st (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tirano planner .

You can take a train from Milan to Tirano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Milan in October, things will get little chillier in Tirano: highs are around 53°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tirano

Historic Sites Museums
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