15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly:  5 h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive + Ferry:  4 h 15 min
6
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
Ferry + Drive:  5 h 45 min
7
Bellagio
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  7 h
End: Vilnius

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and St. Mark's Square. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica di Sant’Antonio in Padua (about 54 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice day trip planning site .

Vilnius, Lithuania to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Vilnius in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, don't miss a visit to Via Mazzini, then examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Verona trip maker site .

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. September in Verona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

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

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Pitti Palace and Basilica di Santa Croce will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Piazzale Michelangelo. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take in the exciting artwork at Aria Art Gallery, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Florence holiday tool .

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Galleria Borghese and Piazza Navona. Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Roman Forum are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 17th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then get a taste of the local shopping with B.A.T. Assisi, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Superiore di San Francesco d' Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, take in the exciting artwork at Assisi Galleria 6C, then stop by La mela in tasca, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Assisi tour itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

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night
Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Seccione, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Schiapparello, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Luisi d'Angelo.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Portoferraio trip planner .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Assisi to Portoferraio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bellagio.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Spiaggia Luisi d'Angelo
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Spiaggia di Seccione ©
Spiaggia di Seccione

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night
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Tranquilla and then kick back and relax at Lido di Lenno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): stop by Azalea - Silk of Como and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Riva Bianca Beach.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Bellagio itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Bellagio takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Portoferraio in September, plan for little chillier nights in Bellagio, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lido di Lenno, Riva Bianca Beach, Spiaggia Tranquilla
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Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Lido di Lenno ©
Lido di Lenno
Azalea - Silk of Como ©
Azalea - Silk of Como

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