37 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

37 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
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Rome
— 7 nights
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Assisi
— 2 nights
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Siena
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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5
Genoa
— 3 nights
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Milan
— 5 nights
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Verona
— 4 nights
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Venice
— 7 nights
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Rome

— 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Colosseum and Pantheon. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rome planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rome is an approximately 9-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Kuwait City to Rome. Traveling from Kuwait City in February, things will get a bit cooler in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 16th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Rufino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then admire the striking features of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Siena

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Duomo di Siena and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Take a break from Siena with a short trip to Museo Diocesano in Cortona, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza del Campo, head outdoors with 43parallelo, admire the natural beauty at All'Orto de' Pecci, and admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Siena journey site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Piazzale Michelangelo make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Sant'Andrea (in Pistoia). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence travel route planning tool.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Genoa

— 3 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kids will enjoy Aquarium of Genoa and Nonna Carli - Azienda Agricola del Passo del Turchino. Venture out of the city with trips to Monterosso al Mare (Angelo's Boat Tours - Cinque Terre Boat Tours & Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, browse the exhibits of Museo di Palazzo Reale, get engrossed in the history at Galleria Nazionale di Palazzo Spinola, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Genoa online tour planner.

Drive from Florence to Genoa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Milan

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Duomo di Milano and Monumental Cemetery. Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo (in Legnano) and Langhe landscapes UNESCO (in Alba). There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio, contemplate the long history of Casa di Riposo per Musicisti Giuseppe Verdi, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan online tour planner.

Getting from Genoa to Milan by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Genoa in February; daily highs in Milan reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Verona

— 4 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Kids will enjoy Arena di Verona and Piazza delle Erbe. Get out of town with these interesting Verona side-trips: Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore), Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova (in Mantua) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, make a trip to Piazza dei Signori, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona.

Find out how to plan Verona trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in March; daily highs in Verona reach 34°C and lows reach 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Venice

— 7 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.
Bring the kids along to Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip website.

Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Verona in March; daily highs in Venice reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip