14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy Trip Planner

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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Genoa
— 1 day
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 1 night
Drive
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Pisa
— 1 night
Fly
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Rome
— 5 nights
Fly

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Dorsoduro and Museo Correr. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip site.

If you are flying in from South Korea, the closest major aiports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:

Genoa

— 1 day
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza as well as Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): wander the streets of Boccadasse, enjoy breathtaking views from Spianata Castelletto, don't miss a visit to Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Genoa trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Venice to Genoa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Venice in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Genoa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Villa Carlotta, Piazza Gae Aulenti, Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, and other attractions. On the 16th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Carlotta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Milan, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Genoa to Milan in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Genoa in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Milan. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Florence

— 1 night

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 Palazzo Vecchio as well as Pitti Palace. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Mercato Centrale, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:

Pisa

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Duomo di Pisa, Piazza dei Miracoli and Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the 20th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pisa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, Campo de' Fiori, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Pisa to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 25: