13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy journey maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive
4
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
5
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly

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Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rome in Limo - Tours & Excursions as well as Cook With Us in Rome. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Transportation

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 10:

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Conti Tuscany Flavours, Cook Eat Italian and Walkabout Florence Tours. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence online vacation planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Classes · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 14th (Mon), stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then take a stroll around Vernazza, then see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Cinque Terre holiday maker site.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, Cinque Terre is a bit cooler at night with lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Shopping · Tours · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

Milan

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Milan sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:

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.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Verona are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 18: