59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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59 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Catania, Italy
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Subway + Train:  7​h 45​min
2
Paestum, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Orsara di Puglia, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Taranto, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
5
Brindisi, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
6
Bari, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  45​min
7
Trani, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
8
London, United Kingdom
— 9 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Train:  4​h
11
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
13
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
Bellagio, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
15
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h 30​min
16
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
17
San Gimignano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Rome, Italy

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Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Palazzo Asmundo Museum and Oratorio dei Bianchi will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Castello dei Ventimiglia and Chiesa del Carmine Maggiore. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Palermo: Cefalu (Porta Pescara & Piazza del Duomo). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Matteo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Malfitano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio del Rosario di San Domenico.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo attractions planner.

Catania to Palermo is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Cefalu, Castello dei Ventimiglia
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Porta Pescara ©
Porta Pescara

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Paestum, Italy

Paestum ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della "Madonna del Granato", take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario del Getsemani, relax in the rural setting at Caseificio Rivabianca, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, and finally make a trip to Anfiteatro Romano di Paestum. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Medievale di Castellabate, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Mec, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Paestum, and finally deepen your understanding at Azienda Agrituristica Seliano.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paestum travel planning website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Palermo to Paestum in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. In June in Paestum, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orsara di Puglia.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Capaccio-Paestum, Borgo Medievale di Castellabate, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Santuario della ©
Santuario del Getsemani ©
Santuario del Getsemani

4
nights
Orsara di Puglia, Italy

Orsara di Puglia ©
Orsara di Puglia is a city and comune in the province of Foggia, Apulia, southern Italy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chiesa di San Nicola di Bari and Chiesa Madre. Escape the urban bustle at Lago di Occhito and Lago di Biccari. Get out of town with these interesting Orsara di Puglia side-trips: Lago Mignatta (in San Giorgio la Molara), Museo Civico (in Accadia) and Alberona (Palazzo e torre del gran Priore & Chiesa di San Rocco). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Madre di San Vito, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Bizantina, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Guevara.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Orsara di Puglia trip maker tool .

Getting from Paestum to Orsara di Puglia by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Paestum in June, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Orsara di Puglia: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Taranto.

Things to do in Orsara di Puglia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Biccari, Alberona, Museo Civico, Santuario di Santa Maria del Carmelo, Chiesa Madre
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Chiesa Madre ©
Chiesa Madre
Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta
Castello Guevara ©
Castello Guevara

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Taranto, Italy

Taranto ©
Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Faro di San Vito, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Domenico Maggiore Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiostro Ex Convento Di San Domenico, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Giovanni XXIII, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Carmine, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta di San Francesco da Paola al Borgo. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Immacolata, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Rilcado Beach, examine the collection at Museo del Principato di Taranto Maria d'Enghien, make a trip to Ex Convento di S Francesco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Sant’Andrea Degli Armeni, and finally examine the collection at Osservatorio Metereologico E Geofisico.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Taranto road trip planning site .

Getting from Orsara di Puglia to Taranto by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Orsara di Puglia in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Taranto, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Brindisi.

Things to do in Taranto

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Lido Rilcado Beach
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Faro di San Vito ©
Faro di San Vito
San Domenico Maggiore Church ©
San Domenico Maggiore Church

2
nights
Brindisi, Italy

Brindisi ©
Brindisi is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Torre Guaceto, explore the historical opulence of Castello Dentice di Frasso di Carovigno, pause for some photo ops at Monumento al Marinaio d'Italia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria del Casale, and finally delve into the distant past at Saint Pietro of Schiavoni Archeologica Area. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello Conti Filo, make a trip to Lungomare Regina Margherita, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Provinciale Francesco Ribezzo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pontificia Basilica Cattedrale.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Brindisi online day trip planner .

Take a bus from Taranto to Brindisi in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Taranto in July: high temperatures in Brindisi hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Bari.

Things to do in Brindisi

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carovigno, Castello Conti Filo
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Santa Maria del Casale ©
Santa Maria del Casale
Castello Conti Filo ©
Castello Conti Filo

4
nights
Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino and Lido San Francesco alla Rena. Appreciate the collections at Museo Nicolaiano and MUDIMA - Museo Diocesano Matronei Altamura. Venture out of the city with trips to Altamura (Piazza Duomo & L'uomo Di Altamura), Matera (Piazza Duomo & Antica Matera Casa Grotta) and Grotta del Trullo (in Putignano). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Muraglia di Bari Vecchia, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Conversano, take in the spiritual surroundings of S. Maria di Barsento, and admire the striking features of Il Succorpo della Cattedrale di Bari.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bari online trip planner .

You can take a bus from Brindisi to Bari in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Bari are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Trani.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Altamura, Conversano, Matera, Monopoli, Scavi D'Egnazia
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La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino ©
La Cantina Frrud - Museo del Vino
Gravina in Puglia - Cattedrale ©
Gravina in Puglia - Cattedrale
L'uomo Di Altamura ©
L'uomo Di Altamura

5
nights
Trani, Italy

Trani ©
Trani is a seaport of Apulia, in southern Italy, on the Adriatic Sea, 40km by railway West-Northwest of Bari. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Castello di Trani and Scavi archeologici S. Chiara. Popular historic sites such as Parrocchia S.Chiara and Chiesa del Carmine are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Trani side-trips: Vieste (Trabucco San Lorenzo, Borgo Antico di Vieste, & more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Ognissanti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga Scolanova, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis, and get to know the fascinating history of Confetti Andria.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Trani itinerary maker site .

Getting from Bari to Trani by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Trani can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for London.

Things to do in Trani

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Vieste, Andria, Parrocchia di San Corrado, Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis, Cattedrale di Ruvo di Puglia
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Confetti Andria ©
Confetti Andria
Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis ©
Pinacoteca Giuseppe De Nittis
Borgo Antico di Vieste ©
Borgo Antico di Vieste

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Westminster Cathedral and Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial. You'll explore and learn at Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum and Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar. Explore London's surroundings by going to Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands (in Weybridge), Chartwell (in Westerham) and Scotney Castle Garden (in Lamberhurst). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Bateman's, take in panoramic vistas at The Monument to the Great Fire of London, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Old Royal Naval College, and learn about all things military at Battle of Britain Bunker.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Trani to London. Traveling from Trani to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Trani in July: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bateman's, Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, Battle of Britain Bunker, Chartwell, Scotney Castle Garden
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Highgate Cemetery ©
Highgate Cemetery
Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar ©
Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar
Jane Austen's House Museum ©
Jane Austen's House Museum

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hotel de Ville and Delville Wood War Memorial. Appreciate the collections at Historial de la Grande Guerre and National Museum of Natural History. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Lochnagar Crater (in Ovillers-la-Boisselle), Chateau de Malmaison (in Rueil-Malmaison) and Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House (in Le Port-Marly). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, admire the masterpieces at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, take an in-depth tour of Memorial De La Shoah, and contemplate the long history of Philippe-Chatrier Court.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, Chateau de Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas' House, Chateau of Vincennes, Domaine of Villarceaux, Delville Wood War Memorial
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Chateau of Vincennes ©
Chateau of Vincennes
Lochnagar Crater ©
Lochnagar Crater
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon ©
Chateau de La Roche-Guyon

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Let the collections at Musee royal de Mariemont and GardeRobe MannekenPis capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Breendonk and Place Poelaert. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’' (in Halle), Antwerp (Carolus Borromeus Church, Saint Paul's Church, & more) and Le Bois du Cazier (in Charleroi). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Gilles, explore the world behind art at Van Buuren Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint Jacques Sur Coudenberg, and admire the landmark architecture of Église Saint Nicolas.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Brussels trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Antwerp, Le Bois du Cazier, Hallerbos – ‘'The Blue Forest’', Fort Breendonk, Musee royal de Mariemont
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Fort Breendonk ©
Fort Breendonk
Le Bois du Cazier ©
Le Bois du Cazier
Museum Mayer van den Bergh ©
Museum Mayer van den Bergh

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On the 6th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine de Perouges, then steep yourself in history at Basilique d'Ars, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Nizier, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Bonaventure. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musee Henri Malartre, take in the exciting artwork at Taverne Gutenberg, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Georges.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon online trip builder .

Getting from Brussels to Lyon by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. In August, Lyon is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Genoa.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Eglise Sainte-Marie-Madeleine de Perouges, Basilique d'Ars, Musee Henri Malartre
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Musee Henri Malartre ©
Musee Henri Malartre
Basilique d'Ars ©
Basilique d'Ars

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nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Antonio di Boccadasse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di San Siro di Struppa, explore the world behind art at Museo d'Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone, then see the interesting displays at Palazzo Doria Tursi, then explore the ancient world of Mura della Citta, and finally contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santo Stefano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica DI Santa Maria Assunta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Siro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Neri, examine the collection at Cine Ciak - Museo Internazionale del Cinema, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano Chiostro dei Canonici di San Lorenzo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta di Carignano.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Genoa online route planner .

Getting from Lyon to Genoa by combination of tram, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of tram, flight, and train. Traveling from Lyon in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Genoa, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Basilica DI Santa Maria Assunta
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3
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Borgo Storico di Corniglia and Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Castello Doria and Chiesa Di San Pietro. There's lots more to do: stroll through Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola, make a trip to Borgo Antico, hike along Trail 2, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip planner .

Traveling by train from Genoa to Cinque Terre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cinque Terre, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria

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Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castello di Corenno Plinio and Chiesa di S. Giorgio. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lungolago Aldo Moro and Chiesa Madonna di Campagna. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bellagio: Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio (in Gravedona), Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante) and Linea Cadorna (in Viggiu). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Basilica di Agliate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at S. Giovanni Battista, stop by Azalea - Silk of Como, and stroll around Parco di Villa Serbelloni.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bellagio trip builder website .

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Bellagio in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Bellagio

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Varenna, Linea Cadorna, Castello di Corenno Plinio, Chiesa Madonna di Campagna, Basilica di Agliate
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Castello di Corenno Plinio ©
Castello di Corenno Plinio
Chiesa di S. Giorgio ©
Chiesa di S. Giorgio
Chiesa Madonna di Campagna ©
Chiesa Madonna di Campagna

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Verona, Italy

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.
To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip builder app .

Getting from Bellagio to Verona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll set off for Venice on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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Venice, Italy

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 some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto. Explore hidden gems such as Palazzo Mocenigo and Via Garibaldi. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Basilica di Santa Giustina in Padua, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Apostoli, and step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Malipiero.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Venice travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Basilica di Santa Giustina
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Basilica di Santa Giustina ©
Basilica di Santa Giustina
Church of San Pantalon ©
Church of San Pantalon

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San Gimignano, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stop by (MR) Marri e Rossi, learn about winemaking at La Buca Di Montauto, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola San Quirico, then see the interesting displays at Museo di Criminalogia Medioevale, then contemplate the long history of Torre e Casa Campatelli, and finally view the masterpieces at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Mura di San Gimignano, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Bartolo, take in the exciting artwork at Studio d'Arte Santagostino, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pietro in Forliano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Sant'Agostino, and finally make a trip to Pieve di Cellole.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano online tour planner .

Drive from Venice to San Gimignano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Torre e Casa Campatelli ©
Torre e Casa Campatelli
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa

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