27 days in Italy Itinerary

27 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Veneto trip itinerary maker

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Padua
— 2 nights
2
Vicenza
— 2 nights
3
Verona
— 2 nights
4
Malcesine
— 2 nights
5
Garda
— 2 nights
6
Venice
— 16 nights

2
nights
Padua

Padua ©
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
On the 22nd (Sat), stop by Banzai, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa degli Eremitani, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Casa delle Farfalle e Bosco delle Fate, thenstop by Incantesimi di Alberto, and finally stop by Pasticceria Biasetto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, stop by La Masseria, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Maria of Servi, thensteep yourself in history at Piazza della Frutta, thenadmire the striking features of Ragione Palace, and finally visit Quartiere dell'Antico Ghetto Ebraico di Padova.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Padua trip itinerary maker tool.

Venice to Padua is an approximately 1-hour shuttle ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Venice in December, you will find days in Padua are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vicenza.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Casa delle Farfalle e Bosco delle Fate
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
Chiesa degli Eremitani ©
Chiesa degli Eremitani

2
nights
Vicenza

Vicenza ©
Famous for its abundance of 16th-century architecture designed by Andrea Palladio, Vicenza was coined the City of Palladio.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Zonin 1821, step into the grandiose world of Castello Bevilacqua, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza dei Signori, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Grotte di Oliero, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parco Faunistico Cappeller, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico.

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

Traveling by car from Padua to Vicenza takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in Vicenza can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Vicenza

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Grotte di Oliero, Zonin 1821, Castello Bevilacqua, Parco Faunistico Cappeller
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Castello Bevilacqua ©
Castello Bevilacqua
Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico ©
Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico
Piazza dei Signori ©
Piazza dei Signori

2
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 26th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, thenexplore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, thenwander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

Plan my day in Verona using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Vicenza to Verona in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Vicenza in December, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Verona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Malcesine.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
nights
Malcesine

Malcesine ©
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to The Bastion, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and then take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Malcesine trip planner.

Drive from Verona to Malcesine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Malcesine can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Garda.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tenno, Trento, The Bastion
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone ©
Parco Grotta Cascata Varone
Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo

2
nights
Garda

Garda ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stop by Mercato Comunale Coperto a follonica, thenget engrossed in the history at Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello di Polpenazze del Garda, and finally make a trip to Lungolago di Lazise. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Jamaica Beach, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Palazzina Storica, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Grand'Affi Shopping Center.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Garda driving holiday planner.

Drive from Malcesine to Garda in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In December in Garda, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Garda

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lungolago di Lazise, Jamaica Beach, Mercato Comunale Coperto a follonica, Castello di Polpenazze del Garda, Palazzina Storica
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Grand'Affi Shopping Center ©
Grand'Affi Shopping Center
Il Vittoriale degli Italiani ©
Il Vittoriale degli Italiani
Castello di Polpenazze del Garda ©
Castello di Polpenazze del Garda

16
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Head to Aliani Casa del Parmigiano and Gioielleria Eredi Jovonfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and take a stroll through Dorsoduro.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Venice holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Garda to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

Similar Plans

31 days in Venice BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 28 days in Italy, Greece & Istanbul BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 28 days in Switzerland, Italy & France BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 28 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, relaxing, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 31 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 26 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA October, culture, relaxing, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, relaxing, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Venice BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: June, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Venice BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, kids, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, kids Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Venice BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, historic sites, museums, hidden gems Preferences: September, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Venice BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in Venice BY A USER FROM BULGARIA August, teens, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, teens Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans