15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy Trip Planner

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Make it your trip
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Pisa
— 1 night
Drive
5
Turin
— 6 nights

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Venice

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder app.

Turin to Venice is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Traveling from Turin in August, you will find days in Venice are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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 23rd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Porta Portese, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take a stroll through Via Condotti. On the next day, look for gifts at Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then get a taste of local nightlife at Paciotti Salumeria, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

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Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): shop like a local with Mercato Centrale, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then stop by Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Goccia Shoes, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, look for gifts at L'Arte de' Ciompi Firenze, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally look for gifts at Pegna.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Pisa

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Camposanto, make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, and finally contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pisa trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Turin

— 6 nights

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.
For shopping fun, head to Reggia di Venaria Reale or Serravalle Designer Outlet. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino), Vicolungo The Style Outlets (in Vicolungo) and Cumiana (Zoom Torino & Team Adventure). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, catch a live event at Juventus Stadium, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Pisa to Turin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Pisa, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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