13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aosta
— 1 night
2
Venice
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Assisi
— 1 night
5
Orvieto
— 1 night
6
Rome
— 3 nights

1
night
Aosta

Aosta ©
In the Aosta Valley bordering Switzerland and France, the medieval city of Aosta is famous for its prime skiing conditions and rich cultural history.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Falconeria Messaggeri Alati and then hike along Laghi di Bella Comba. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Stefano, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, thensee the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, and finally hike along La Casermetta.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Aosta road trip planning tool.

Miami, USA to Aosta is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Aosta due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Aosta

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Forte di Bard, Centro di Falconeria Messaggeri Alati, Laghi di Bella Comba, Castello di Fenis, La Casermetta
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Laghi di Bella Comba ©
Laghi di Bella Comba
Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and visit Cannaregio.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Drive from Aosta to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 27th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, thenexamine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

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night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Anello della Rupe, don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of Saints Severus and Martyrius, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Orvieto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Orvieto.

To see maps and tourist information, read our Orvieto trip planning site.

Drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Orvieto sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Centro Storico Orvieto
Centro Storico Orvieto

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Santa Maria in Trastevere. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker website.

Drive from Orvieto to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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