11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Pisa — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

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London, UK to Pisa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Pisa due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in June, with highs in Pisa at 32°C and lows at 18°C. On the 7th (Wed), you're off to Florence.
Historic Sites

Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

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Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Bologna.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks


Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

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You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bardolino.
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Bardolino — 3 nights

Bardolino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 130km west of Venice and about 25km northwest of Verona.GeographyLocated on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, Bardolino borders the following municipalities: Affi, Cavaion Veronese, Costermano, Garda, Lazise, Manerba del Garda, Moniga del Garda, Padenghe sul Garda, and Pastrengo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bardolino: Valeggio Sul Mincio (Borghetto sul Mincio & Parco Giardino Sigurta). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park, look for gifts at Bardoleat, learn about winemaking at Corte Capitani, and make a trip to Parrocchia S.S. Nicolò e Severo.

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Drive from Bologna to Bardolino in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June in Bardolino, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Verona.
Wineries · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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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.
On the 12th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then make a trip to Piazza Bra, and then see a show at Arena di Verona.

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You can drive from Bardolino to Verona in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Verona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Venice.
Historic Sites · Nightlife

Venice — 4 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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

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You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.