13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

13 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy visit planner

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Venice
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Pisa
— 1 day
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Ameglia
— 5 nights
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Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Venice trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Vienna, Austria to Venice is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Venice when traveling from Vienna in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio, Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science, and other attractions you added. Family-friendly places like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Basilica of Santa Croce will thrill your kids. It doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence day trip website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Pisa

— 1 day
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 23rd (Thu), admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, and finally steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pisa day trip tool.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In August in Pisa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ameglia.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ameglia

— 5 nights
Ameglia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 90km southeast of Genoa and about 11km southeast of La Spezia.Ameglia borders the following municipalities: Lerici, Sarzana.Main sightsCastle of Ameglia, a stronghold of the bishops of Luni, rebuilt in 1174. Attractions like Isola Palmaria and Marble Caves of Carrara make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ameglia: Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Riomaggiore (Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola & Castello di Riomaggiore) and Vernazza (Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church & Castello Doria). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta Turistica Antro del Corchia, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, and explore the historical opulence of Castello di Torrechiara.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ameglia tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Pisa to Ameglia by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Ameglia are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ameglia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips