19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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19 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sarnia
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Rozzano
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Parma
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 30​min
3
La Spezia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Gimignano
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Siena
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 15​min
7
Florence
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
8
Verona
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
9
Venice
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h
End: Sarnia

1
night
Rozzano

Rozzano ©
Rozzano is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 9km south of Milan.Rozzano borders the following municipalities: Milan, Assago, Zibido San Giacomo, Opera, Pieve Emanuele, Basiglio.Rozzano received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on July 21, 2003. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get lost in a book at Centro Culturale Cascina Grande, then look for gifts at Centro Commerciale Fiordaliso, and then snap pictures at Ponte Coperto. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Beata Vergine Addolorata and then browse the different shops at Il Centro.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rozzano itinerary planning app .

Sarnia, Canada to Rozzano is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Sarnia in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rozzano, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Parma.

Things to do in Rozzano

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ponte Coperto, Il Centro, Santuario della Beata Vergine Addolorata
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Il Centro ©
Il Centro
Ponte Coperto ©
Ponte Coperto

1
night
Parma

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Parma vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Rozzano to Parma takes 1.5 hours. September in Parma sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a bus to La Spezia.

Things to do in Parma

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma
Battistero di Parma ©
Battistero di Parma

2
nights
La Spezia

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): wander the streets of Portovenere, then stroll through Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, and then cruise along Ponte Thaon di Revel. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve, look for gifts at Art in Banchi, then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, then stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di San Rocco.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the La Spezia sightseeing planner .

Traveling by bus from Parma to La Spezia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in La Spezia

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Cinque Terre, Portovenere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Le mura di Lucca, then make a trip to Via Fillungo, then make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, and finally look for gifts at Zazzi.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucca trip planner.

Getting from La Spezia to Lucca by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Lucca can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites Shopping
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Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

3
nights
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
San Gimignano is known for historic sites, wineries, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, appreciate the extensive heritage of San Gimignano 1300, don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sant'Agostino.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Gimignano trip simple and quick.

Getting from Lucca to San Gimignano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in San Gimignano sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Giardino SottoVico
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne ©
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano

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night
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Siena trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from San Gimignano to Siena in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 19th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning website .

You can take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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nights
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 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Liston, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, then make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Verona day trip planning tool .

Take a train from Florence to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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night
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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