17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Verona
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Riga

2
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder app .

Riga, Latvia to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Riga in November, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

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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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, explore the world behind art at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Verona are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Museums
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary website .

You can take a train from Verona to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, classes, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To plan Florence vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Take a break from Assisi with a short trip to Vineria del Carmine in La Bruna, about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Comune, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planner .

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Wineries

Side Trip

Vineria del Carmine
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planning site .

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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