9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy vacation planner
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Bologna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Treviso
— 1 night
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Pisa — 2 nights

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Duomo di Pisa and Battistero di San Giovanni. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of San Frediano and Piaggio Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pisa: Lucca (Palazzo Pfanner, Domus Romana, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Piero a Grado.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa visit planner.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Pisa is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Vilnius to Pisa, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vilnius in September; daily highs in Pisa reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning site.

You can drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Bologna.
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Bologna — 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Portico di San Luca and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Pietro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, take a stroll through Quadrilatero, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bologna trip tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Bologna, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Treviso.
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Treviso — 1 night

Little Venice

The northern Italy medieval city of Treviso is known worldwide as the home of the Italian dessert tiramisu.
On the 16th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Battistero Di San Giovanni, admire the striking features of Castello Di Roncade, examine the collection at Sala del Capitolo,affreschi di Tommaso da Modena, contemplate the long history of Palazzo dei Trecento, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Francis church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Calmaggiore. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Antico Cimitero Ebraico di Conegliano, then make a trip to Centro Storico di Conegliano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Conegliano.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Treviso trip planner.

Getting from Bologna to Treviso by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Treviso sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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