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
Drive to Milan Bergamo Airport, Fly to Newark

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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 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.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Newark, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. 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 · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:

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, take in the architecture and atmosphere 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. 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
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

Parma

— 3 nights

Capital of Italian Food Valley

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
You'll explore and learn at Palazzo Ducale di Mantova 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 Cathedral of Cremona (in Cremona), Cappella Ducale di San Liborio (in Colorno) and Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti (in Modena). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Torrechiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastero di San Giovanni Evangelista, and admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo delle Poste.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Parma trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Bologna to Parma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a shuttle. 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 · 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 take an in-depth tour of 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

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:

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

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:

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 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 go by car to Tirano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:

Tirano

Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of 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 2.5 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
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:

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.