14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Venice
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Padua
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Verona
— 2 nights
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Florence
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre
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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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary tool.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Venice is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Padua.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Padua

Padua ©
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Ragione Palace, contemplate the long history of Piazza della Frutta, explore the ancient world of Teatro Anatomico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero del Duomo di Padova, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Giustina, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Orto Botanico di Padova. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa degli Eremitani, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally don't miss a visit to Centro Storico.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Padua trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a shuttle from Venice to Padua in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Padua are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites · Parks
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Chiesa degli Eremitani ©
Chiesa degli Eremitani
Prato della Valle ©
Prato della Valle

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, and finally make a trip to Liston. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, stop by Patrizia Prencipe, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgetto o San Pietro Martire, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, and finally take a stroll through Quinzano.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Padua to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Padua in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Verona, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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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 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to L’importuno di Michelangelo, appreciate the history behind Patroclo e Menelao, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get great views at View Point Corniglia, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take a stroll around Vernazza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Ducale, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre road trip app.

Getting from Rome to Cinque Terre by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Genoa
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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