14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 2 nights
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Verona
— 2 nights
3
Genoa
— 2 nights
4
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
5
Assisi
— 1 night
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Rome
— 3 nights

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scrovegni Chapel and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Your inner history buff will appreciate San Giorgio Maggiore and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Venture out of the city with trips to Ferrara (Palazzo dei Diamanti, Castello Estense, &more) and Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova & Prato della Valle). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip maker app.

Perth, Australia to Venice is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Venice due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Ferrara, Padua
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Borghetto sul Mincio, admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, and then make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Verona trip maker.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. September in Verona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Borghetto sul Mincio
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Borghetto sul Mincio ©
Borghetto sul Mincio
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family ©
Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family

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Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 27th (Sun), kick back and relax at Pura Vida Spiaggia Liberattrezzata, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, then stroll around Ente Parco di Portofino, and finally make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, take a stroll through Boccadasse, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Genoa online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Verona to Genoa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in September, Genoa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Sestri Levante, Ente Parco di Portofino
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi ©
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi

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Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Cavoli, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Della Biodola, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Sansone, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di Capo Bianco.

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Do a combination of car and ferry from Genoa to Portoferraio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In September in Portoferraio, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Spiaggia di Cavoli
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Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Spiaggia Della Biodola ©
Spiaggia Della Biodola

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia S. Lorenzo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Rufino, then contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, and finally contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip planning site.

Getting from Portoferraio to Assisi by combination of ferry and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Portoferraio in September since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parrocchia S. Lorenzo
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Cattedrale di San Rufino ©
Cattedrale di San Rufino

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Visit Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Villa d'Este for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore), Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica) and Orvieto (Piazza della Repubblica, Duomo di Orvieto, &more). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Square.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online travel planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Orvieto, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, St. Peter's Square, Villa d'Este, Cascata delle Marmore
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Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano ©
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

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