21 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

21 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy route maker
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Fly
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
3
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly
5
Venice
— 5 nights
Drive
6
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 2 nights
Train
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Turin
— 1 night
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Florence — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online tour itinerary builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Florence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in March, with highs in Florence at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Siena.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:

Siena — 1 night

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Siena trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Siena, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Assisi.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:

Assisi — 2 nights

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, then explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, and then explore the world behind art at Studio Moretti Caselli.

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You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Assisi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries
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Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:

Rome — 4 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, take a stroll through Trastevere, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome day trip planner.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Venice.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Find places to stay Apr 2 — 6:

Venice — 5 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planning website.

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Verona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
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Find places to stay Apr 6 — 11:

Verona — 2 nights

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.
On the 12th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Arche Scaligere, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, and finally step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, then snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero, and then make a trip to Piazza Bra.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona trip app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Verona are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Milan.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nightlife
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Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:

Milan — 2 nights

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then examine the collection at Civic Archaeological Museum, and finally get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Milan holiday planner.

Drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Turin.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:

Turin — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Superga, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Sabauda, and then get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Turin trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Milan to Turin in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16: