34 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

34 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Turin
— 3 nights
2
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
3
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 2 nights
4
Siena
— 4 nights
5
Assisi
— 2 nights
6
Sirolo
— 2 nights
7
Rome
— 5 nights
8
Orvieto
— 1 night
9
Florence
— 4 nights
10
Venice
— 5 nights
11
Verona
— 4 nights

3
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Forte di Bard. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Orta and Piazza San Carlo. Venture out of the city with trips to Lillaz Waterfalls (in Cogne), River Rafting & Tubing (in Morgex) and Castello di Fenis (in Fenis). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, see where the action happens at Juventus Stadium, make a trip to Piazza Castello, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turin online trip planner.

Milan to Turin is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Milan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Turin

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lillaz Waterfalls, Forte di Bard, River Rafting & Tubing, Basilica of Superga, Lake Orta
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Forte di Bard ©
Forte di Bard
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Lake Orta ©
Lake Orta

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then trek along Cinque Terre Trails.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Turin to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Turin in July, you will find days in Cinque Terre are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

2
nights
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 3rd (Wed): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cavoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Sansone and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Portoferraio tour itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cinque Terre to Portoferraio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Portoferraio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Siena.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Spiaggia di Cavoli
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Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone

4
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Giardino dei Tarocchi. Take a break from the city and head to Cascate del Mulino and Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: San Gimignano (San Gimignano 1300 & San Gimignano Bell Tower), San Quirico d'Orcia (in San Quirico d'Orcia) and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Dog Beach San Vincenzo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Siena vacation planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Siena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Portoferraio in July, you will find days in Siena are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Fosso Bianco - Bagni San Filippo, Cascate del Mulino, San Quirico d'Orcia, Dog Beach San Vincenzo
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Cascate del Mulino ©
Cascate del Mulino
Dog Beach San Vincenzo ©
Dog Beach San Vincenzo

2
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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Assisi tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sirolo.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Rocca Paolina, Piazza Grande
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

2
nights
Sirolo

Sirolo ©
Sirolo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ancona in the Italian region of Marche. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Casa Leopardi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Della Santa Casa, and then don't miss a visit to Riviera del Conero e Colli dell'Infinito. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Grotte di Camerano - Citta Sotterranea di Camerano, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale San Ciriaco, thenexplore the historical opulence of Rocca Roveresca di Senigallia, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Cinema a Pennello.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sirolo trip maker tool.

Drive from Assisi to Sirolo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, you will find days in Sirolo are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Sirolo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Casa Leopardi, Museo Cinema a Pennello, Grotte di Camerano - Citta Sotterranea di Camerano, Rocca Roveresca di Senigallia, Cattedrale San Ciriaco
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Riviera del Conero e Colli dell'Infinito ©
Riviera del Conero e Colli dell'Infinito
Casa Leopardi ©
Casa Leopardi
Santuario Della Santa Casa ©
Santuario Della Santa Casa

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cascata delle Marmore and Villa d'Este. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Civita di Bagnoregio in Bagnoregio--about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

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Traveling by car from Sirolo to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Cascata delle Marmore, Civita di Bagnoregio, Villa d'Este
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 18th (Thu), do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi, thensteep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, thenHead underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally admire the striking features of Duomo di Orvieto.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Orvieto tour itinerary maker app.

Drive from Rome to Orvieto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orvieto when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Orvieto

Wineries Nature Parks
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Decugnano dei Barbi ©
Decugnano dei Barbi
Orvieto Underground ©
Orvieto Underground
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Pitti Palace and Centro Storico. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Museo Ferrari (in Maranello) and Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano (in Bologna). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel planner.

You can drive from Orvieto to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Museo Ferrari, Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Bagni Alberoni. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Cannaregio, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza Bra and Palazzo Te. Escape the urban bustle at Mountbaldo and Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family. Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Scaliger Castle in Malcesine (in Malcesine), Lago di Garda (in Garda) and Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (in Gardone Riviera). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, shop like a local with Galleria Dello Scudo, and examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Verona trip maker tool.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Verona

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Malcesine, Palazzo Te, Lago di Garda, Il Vittoriale degli Italiani
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Piazza Bra ©
Piazza Bra
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Il Vittoriale degli Italiani ©
Il Vittoriale degli Italiani

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