18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Verona
— 3 nights
5
Trieste
— 2 nights
6
Venice
— 3 nights

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and visit Rione Parione.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in June: high temperatures in Rome hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Vatican City, Cascata delle Marmore, Duomo di Orvieto
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 7th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, thenpause for some serene contemplation at San Francesco, Arezzo, and finally steep yourself in history at San Damiano.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Assisi, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Rocca Paolina, San Francesco, Arezzo
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

3
nights
Florence

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence sightseeing website.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lago di Ledro and Old Ponale Road Path. Get some cultural insight at Museo di Castelvecchio and Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra. Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Tenno (Lago di Tenno & Medieval Village of Canale), Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (in Rovereto) and Arco Castle (in Arco). There's still lots to do: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Verona itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Florence to Verona by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Verona, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Trieste.

Things to do in Verona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tenno, Rovereto, Lago di Ledro, Old Ponale Road Path, Arco Castle
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Lago di Ledro ©
Lago di Ledro
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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Trieste

Trieste ©
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through La Spiaggia di Snoopy, get to know the fascinating history of Casa Violin di Aquileia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Aquileia, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Military Memorial Redipuglia, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba, thenhead outdoors with Grotta Gigante, thentake a stroll through Villaggio del Pescatore, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Di Barbana Church.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Trieste online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Verona to Trieste by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Trieste, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Trieste

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Aquileia, La Spiaggia di Snoopy, Villaggio del Pescatore, Military Memorial Redipuglia, Grotta Gigante
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Military Memorial Redipuglia ©
Military Memorial Redipuglia
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico ©
Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico
Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba ©
Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Trieste to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

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