15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Verona
— 1 night
2
Venice
— 3 nights
3
Rome
— 4 nights
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Milan
— 2 nights

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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 8th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, thenwander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): get outside with King Rock arrampicata, take a memorable tour with Tours, thenmake a trip to Piazza Bra, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Te.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Verona online trip planner.

San Francisco, USA to Verona is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Verona, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Verona: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Campo del Ghetto are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshop and Barovier & Toso. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, shop like a local with Max Studio, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and view the masterpieces at Codex Art Gallery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice tour builder.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In March, Venice is much colder than Verona - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and ALEFBET. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take a stroll through Via Condotti, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome journey planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. March in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Castello del Trebbio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Baptistery of St. John and Piazza del Duomo. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Siena, approximately Siena away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence online trip builder.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally stop by Enoteca Iemmallo.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Milan online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Milan, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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