16 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

16 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
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Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Crema
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 5 nights
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Venice

— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Venice holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. While traveling from Montreal, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Verona

— 3 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Explore Verona's surroundings by going to Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona, explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and stop by Diletta Sicilia.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Verona day trip planning site.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Crema.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Crema

— 2 nights
Crema is a city and comune in the province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. On the 28th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guelfa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Crema, contemplate the long history of Piazza del Duomo, don't miss a visit to Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento ai Caduti di Crema nella Grande Guerra, and finally make a trip to Chiesa della Santissima Trinita'. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Crespi d'Adda, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Caravaggio - Santa Maria del Fronte, then contemplate the long history of Rocca Sforzesca, and finally make a trip to Porta Ombriano.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Crema trip builder app.

Drive from Verona to Crema in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Crema

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

Milan

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina), Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio) and La Citta Alta (in Bergamo). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Crema to Milan by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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