19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Denver
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Florence
— 3 nights
car:  3 h
2
Bologna
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— Few hours
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
5
Como
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Baselga di Pine
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Bormio
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Denver

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele and Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence trip maker tool.

Denver, USA to Florence is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Florence, with lows around 64°F. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Church and Museum of Orsanmichele ©
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine

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night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 25th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco and then get engrossed in the history at La Macchina del Tempo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bologna driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Bologna are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums
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Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco ©
Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco
La Macchina del Tempo ©
La Macchina del Tempo

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hours
Florence

Florence ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, see the interesting displays at Gucci Museo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crypt of Santa Reparata, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Antinori.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Crypt of Santa Reparata ©
Crypt of Santa Reparata
Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Santa Maria Maggiore
Palazzo Antinori ©
Palazzo Antinori

2
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): do a tasting at Cantina 5 Terre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Oratorio di Santa Maria Assunta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio di San Rocco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of the Salvation, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Wineries
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Oratorio di San Rocco ©
Oratorio di San Rocco
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero ©
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Reggio ©
Santuario di Nostra Signora di Reggio

2
nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Baradello Castle, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at Monumento Ai Caduti, then contemplate the long history of Broletto, then look for gifts at Libreria Ubik, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Porta torre di Como.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Como road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Como takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Como, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo
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Broletto ©
Broletto
Porta torre di Como ©
Porta torre di Como
Civic Museum of the Risorgimento ©
Civic Museum of the Risorgimento

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Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. On the 31st (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Valentino, stop by Agraria Riva del Garda, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monte Brione, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Castle, then don't miss a visit to Market's Square, and finally make a trip to Centrale Idroelettrica di Riva del Garda. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of San Michele City Gate, pause for some serene contemplation at Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, then make a trip to San Marco City Gate, then don't miss a visit to Catena Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Rocco.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Riva Del Garda day trip planner.

Drive from Como to Riva Del Garda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Riva Del Garda are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Baselga di Pine.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Limone sul Garda, Chiesa di San Valentino
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Monte Brione ©
Monte Brione
Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin) ©
Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin)
Chiesa San Rocco ©
Chiesa San Rocco

2
nights
Baselga di Pine

Baselga di Pine ©
Baselga di Pinè is a comune in Trentino in the Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 12km northeast of Trento.People Stefano Bonfanti, died here on 26 February 2005. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Baselga di Pine's Lakes, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Agata, hike along Percorso Natura, then contemplate the long history of Doss Trento, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sanctuary of the Madonna di Pine. Keep things going the next day: hike along Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori", then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Militare di Slaghenaufi, and then trek along Sentiero "Dalle storie alla Storia".

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Baselga di Pine tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Baselga di Pine in 1.5 hours. In September in Baselga di Pine, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bormio.

Things to do in Baselga di Pine

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Chiesa di Sant'Agata, Cimitero Militare di Slaghenaufi, Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori", Sentiero "Dalle storie alla Storia", Doss Trento
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Sanctuary of the Madonna di Pine ©
Sanctuary of the Madonna di Pine
Chiesa di Sant'Agata ©
Chiesa di Sant'Agata
Doss Trento ©
Doss Trento

2
nights
Bormio

Bormio ©
Bormio is a town and comune with a population of about 4,100 located in the Province of Sondrio, Lombardy region of the Alps in northern Italy.The centre of the upper Valtellina valley, it is a popular winter sports resort. On the 4th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Spirito, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Vitale, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Scorluzzo, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Val Zebru. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museo Mineralogico e Naturalistico di Bormio, stop by Negozio Della Latteria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio, make a trip to Chiesa Collegiata di Bormio, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre della Bajona, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Civico Di Bormio.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Bormio online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Baselga di Pine to Bormio takes 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Baselga di Pine in September, with highs in Bormio at 60°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bormio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Val Zebru ©
Val Zebru
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio ©
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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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.
On the 6th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, take a stroll through Campo Santa Margherita, steep yourself in history at Piazza dei Signori, then contemplate the long history of Abbazia di S.Maria di Praglia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Giustina. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Giudecca, get to know the fascinating history of Campo San Stae, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Geremia e Lucia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Simeon Piccolo, and finally wander the streets of Santa Croce.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Bormio to Venice by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bormio in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 77°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, Abbazia di S.Maria di Praglia
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Santa Maria dei Miracoli ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli
Abbazia di S.Maria di Praglia ©
Abbazia di S.Maria di Praglia
Church of Santa Maria e San Donato ©
Church of Santa Maria e San Donato

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