13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly + Bus:  16 h
1
Aosta
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Orvieto
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
6
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Miami, Florida

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), identify plant and animal life 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: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santo Stefano, delve into the distant past at Teatro Romano, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Fenis, then see the interesting displays at Forte di Bard, and finally trek along La Casermetta.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Aosta trip itinerary planning website .

Miami, USA to Aosta is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Miami to Aosta, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Aosta

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Laghi di Bella Comba, Forte di Bard, La Casermetta, Centro di Falconeria Messaggeri Alati, Castello di Fenis
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Castello di Fenis ©
Castello di Fenis
Teatro Romano ©
Teatro Romano

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scrovegni Chapel and San Giorgio Maggiore. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Go for a jaunt from Venice to Padua to see Basilica di Sant’Antonio about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and wander the streets of Cannaregio.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Aosta to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence journey maker tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. 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
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Assisi trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Anello della Rupe, make a trip to Pozzo di San Patrizio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbey of Saints Severus and Martyrius, then steep yourself in history at Duomo di Orvieto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Orvieto.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Orvieto travel planning tool .

You can drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Trails Parks
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Centro Storico Orvieto
Centro Storico Orvieto

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome day trip tool .

Getting from Orvieto to Rome by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°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
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

Similar Plans

15 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 17 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA October, romantic, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, romantic, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Northwest Italy & Salerno BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Northwest Italy & Switzerland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Northwest Italy & Zermatt BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM PANAMA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, kids, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
See more plans