8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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1
Venice
— 1 night
2
Rome
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Turin
— 1 night

1
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 19th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

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Boston, USA to Venice is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In April, Venice is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 21st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

For maps and other tourist information, use the Rome driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence online journey planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 25th (Sat), get great views at Basilica of Superga, admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Turin online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Turin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Florence in April: highs in Turin hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti ©
Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti

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