17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Verona
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 4 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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, wander the streets of Cannaregio, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice driving holiday planner.

Riga, Latvia to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Venice. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Riga in November: high temperatures in Venice hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:

Verona

— 3 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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, make a trip to Piazza Bra, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Verona trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Verona are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

Milan

— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Milan route maker site.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 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:

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with a short trip to Vineria del Carmine in La Bruna (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Comune, and walk around Mount Subasio.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi road trip planning site.

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30: