7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice tour planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Venice, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Venice is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 65°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia.

Plan my day in Florence using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. Piazza Navona and Sistine Chapel will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rome online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

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

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