17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 1 day
2
Colico
— 2 nights
3
Verona
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Assisi
— 2 nights
6
Rome
— 4 nights
7
Venice
— 3 nights

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day
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 21st (Fri), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, thenlisten to music at La Casa Maledetta, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Dramatra - City on Stage.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip planner.

Newark, USA to Milan is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Colico.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

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nights
Colico

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through Sentiero dei Forti, look for all kinds of wild species at Pian di Spagna, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso, and finally explore the galleries of Forte Montecchio Nord. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Tranquilla and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Colico day trip planner.

You can drive from Milan to Colico in 2 hours. Traveling from Milan in June, expect nights in Colico to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Verona.

Things to do in Colico

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Sorico, Spiaggia Tranquilla, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso ©
Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso
Sentiero dei Forti ©
Sentiero dei Forti
Forte Montecchio Nord ©
Forte Montecchio Nord

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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 24th (Mon): see where the action happens at Arena di Verona, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, thenexplore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Verona itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colico to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Colico in June, expect nights in Verona to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Ponte Vecchio. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary site.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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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 28th (Fri): walk around Mount Subasio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, thensee the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Bosco di San Francesco, thendo a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Assisi road trip planning app.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Assisi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Parks Wineries
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Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore
Bosco di San Francesco ©
Bosco di San Francesco

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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.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome trip app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, head outdoors with Acquavita, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Venice sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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