15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Mumbai

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.
Family-friendly places like Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto will thrill your kids. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, approximately Padua away. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Venice route planning website.

Mumbai, India to Venice is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Venice. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get cooler in Venice: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
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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.
On the 27th (Wed), take a stroll through Quinzano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Piscine Montebianco, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, and then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Verona itinerary maker app.

You can take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Piscine Montebianco ©
Piscine Montebianco
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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 29th (Fri): shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Milan by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

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

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to L’importuno di Michelangelo, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, learn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at San Damiano, walk around Mount Subasio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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