14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  11 h
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Bologna
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Parma
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
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

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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and St Mark's Campanile. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

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. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. October in Venice sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 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 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 find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip itinerary app.

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

3
nights
Parma

Parma ©
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 Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova. Explore Parma's surroundings by going to Palazzo Ducale Mantova (in Mantua), Cappella Ducale di San Liborio (in Colorno) and Cathedral of Cremona (in Cremona). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Torrechiara, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo delle Poste.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Parma trip itinerary planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Turin.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Turin trip planner.

Drive from Parma to Turin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

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 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.

Drive from Turin to Alba in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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.
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 ratings, photos, where to stay, 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 bus. 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 catch the 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

few
hours
Tirano

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.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Tirano trip maker website.

Traveling by train from Milan to Tirano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. 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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Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere ©
Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere
Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano ©
Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano

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