13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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13 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Canazei
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Verona
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
4
Bologna
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Florence
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Toronto


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2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

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Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Canazei.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Canazei

Canazei ©
Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get outside with La Terrazza delle Dolomiti, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sass Pordoi, and then don't miss a visit to Funivia Pass Pordoi. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Val Gardena, then appreciate the history behind Monumento a Fausto Coppi, and then trek along Sentiero Viel del Pan.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Canazei online journey builder .

Drive from Venice to Canazei in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Canazei are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Verona.

Things to do in Canazei

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Selva di Val Gardena
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
La Terrazza delle Dolomiti ©
La Terrazza delle Dolomiti
Sella Pass ©
Sella Pass

1
night
Verona

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.
On the 12th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Torre Pentagona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Canazei to Verona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bologna.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 13th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bologna trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Verona to Bologna in an hour. 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello Estense
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take a stroll around Vernazza, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then trek along Cinque Terre Trails. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre attractions planner .

Getting from Bologna to Cinque Terre by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Nature Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 19th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker .

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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