17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Milan
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Toronto

1
day
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 29th (Wed), wander the streets of Brera District, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary tool.

Toronto, Canada to Milan is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Milan due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Brera District ©
Brera District

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 30th (Thu): see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, wander the streets of Via Mazzini, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thenexplore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Piazza Bra, thenadmire the masterpieces at AMO - Arena Museo Opera, and then take in the exciting artwork at Fondazione Bisazza.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Fondazione Bisazza
Highlights from your plan
Fondazione Bisazza ©
Fondazione Bisazza
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello di Monterinaldi (in Radda in Chianti), Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni) and Duomo di Siena (in Siena). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

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You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Monterinaldi, Castello di Monteriggioni
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stop by La Bottega Di Teresa, learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Paolina, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of San Francesco, Arezzo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Assisi online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, plan for little chillier nights in Assisi, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Perugia, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, San Francesco, Arezzo, La Bottega Di Teresa
Highlights from your plan
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina ©
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, wander the streets of Trastevere, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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