15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 15​min
2
Verona
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
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.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary builder site .

London, UK to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Arena di Verona and Museo di Castelvecchio. When in Verona, make a side trip to see Gardaland Park in Castelnuovo del Garda, approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, and get outside with King Rock arrampicata.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip maker .

Traveling by train from Milan to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Verona are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Gardaland Park
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Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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.
Kids will enjoy Canal Grande and Doge's Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Venice visit planner.

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

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You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

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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.
Attractions like Colosseum and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take a stroll through Trastevere, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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