19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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19 days in Italy Itinerary

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
9
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Denver


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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 Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele and Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker .

Denver, USA to Florence is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Time is 8 hours. Traveling from Denver in August, Florence is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco and then get engrossed in the history at La Macchina del Tempo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bologna road trip planning site .

Getting from Florence to Bologna by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In August in Bologna, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 66°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums
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La Macchina del Tempo ©
La Macchina del Tempo

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Florence

Florence ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi, see the interesting displays at Gucci Museo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crypt of Santa Reparata, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria Maggiore, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Antinori.

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You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Crypt of Santa Reparata ©
Crypt of Santa Reparata
Loggia dei Lanzi ©
Loggia dei Lanzi
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.
On the 27th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Cantina 5 Terre, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio di Santa Maria Assunta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di San Rocco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero, then admire the striking features of Our Lady of the Salvation, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina.

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You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 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
Cantina 5 Terre ©
Cantina 5 Terre

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Baradello Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some photo ops at Monumento Ai Caduti, get into the urban bustle at Broletto, then stop by Libreria Ubik, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Porta torre di Como.

To find out how to plan a trip to Como, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Como in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 64°F. 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. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Valentino, stop by Agraria Riva del garda, get to know the fascinating history of Monte Brione, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Castle, then make a trip to Erbe Square, and finally make a trip to Centrale Idroelettrica di Riva del Garda. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of San Michele City Gate, pause for some serene contemplation at Inviolata Church (The Church of the Virgin), pause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, then don't miss a visit to San Marco City Gate, then don't miss a visit to Catena Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Rocco.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda day trip planning app .

Drive from Como to Riva Del Garda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time 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
Chiesa San Rocco ©
Chiesa San Rocco

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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. On the 2nd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Baselga di Pine's Lakes, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Agata, then trek along Percorso Natura, then contemplate the long history of Doss Trento, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna di Pine. Keep things going the next day: hike along Percorso Panoramico "Strada dei Pescatori", then stroll the grounds of Cimitero Militare di Slaghenaufi, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sentiero "Dalle storie alla Storia".

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Drive from Riva Del Garda to Baselga di Pine in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. 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 Trails

Side Trips

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

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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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Spirito, then take in the architecture and atmosphere 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. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo Mineralogia e Naturalistico, look for gifts at Negozio Della Latteria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio, don't miss a visit to Chiesa Collegiata di Bormio, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre della Bajona, and finally examine the collection at Museo Civico Di Bormio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bormio day trip planner.

You can drive from Baselga di Pine to Bormio in 4 hours. Traveling from Baselga di Pine in September, expect Bormio to be little chillier, temps between 60°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bormio

Nature Parks 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, make a trip to Chiesa di San Zaccaria, make a trip to 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 contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Giustina. On your second day here, head off the coast to La Giudecca, get to know the fascinating history of Campo San Stae, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Geremia e Lucia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Simeon Piccolo, and finally wander the streets of Santa Croce.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Bormio to Venice in 4 hours. Other options are to 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 Nature

Side Trips

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

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