22 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

22 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Train
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Verona
— 1 night
Train
3
Bergamo
— 1 night
Train
4
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Albenga
— 9 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 1 day
Train
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Pisa
— 1 night
Train
8
Florence
— 1 night
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice — 2 nights

City of Romance

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 4th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice route maker site.

Warsaw, Poland to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Warsaw in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Verona day trip planning app.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In September in Verona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bergamo.
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Bergamo — 1 night

City of a Thousand

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bergamo trip maker tool.

Getting from Verona to Bergamo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. September in Bergamo sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.
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Milan — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
On the 8th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Drive from Bergamo to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Albenga.
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Albenga — 9 nights

Albenga is a city and comune situated on the Gulf of Genoa on the Italian Riviera in the Province of Savona in Liguria, northern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bergeggi), Finalborgo (in Finalborgo) and Bagni Ondina (in Finale Ligure). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, take an in-depth tour of "Magiche Trasparenze - I Vetri dell'antica Albingaunum", head outdoors with Bagni St. Anna, and contemplate the long history of Abbazia di San Fruttuoso.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Albenga itinerary planner.

You can drive from Milan to Albenga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Albenga, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 1 day

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then take a stroll around Vernazza.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cinque Terre online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Albenga to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Pisa.
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Pisa — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip planner.

Take a train from Cinque Terre to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Florence.
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Florence — 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 20th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.
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Rome — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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