18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Porto Alegre
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Porto Alegre

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, nature, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning app .

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Porto Alegre to Venice. Traveling from Porto Alegre in April, expect Venice to be slightly colder, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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

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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 (Fri): explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally wander the streets of Quinzano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): do a tasting at Villa Mosconi Bertani, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Verona vacation planning website .

Take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning tool .

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana Di S. Domenico, and then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Siena trip maker app .

Take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

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

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nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
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, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, then do a tasting at Bibenda Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Vineria del Carmine, then learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, then learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and finally walk around Mount Subasio.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi trip builder tool .

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Vineria del Carmine
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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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Roman Forum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°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
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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