18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Verona
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Siena
— 2 nights
5
Assisi
— 2 nights
6
Rome
— 4 nights

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice trip app.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Porto Alegre in April: high temperatures in Venice hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally take a stroll through Quinzano. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Villa Mosconi Bertani, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thensnap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Verona trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours 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

3
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planning site.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, and then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally do sightseeing your way with Private Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Siena driving holiday planning app.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Siena are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, thendo a tasting at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Vineria del Carmine, thendo a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, thendo a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and finally walk around Mount Subasio.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Assisi tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vineria del Carmine, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Vineria del Carmine ©
Vineria del Carmine
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina ©
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina

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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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