17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Start: Riga
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Bus:  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

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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, 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 photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice driving holiday planner.

Riga, Latvia to Venice is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. 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 catch the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, and explore the ancient world of Operaforte.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Verona trip planner.

Take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. 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 take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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.
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 traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Milan route maker site.

Traveling by train from Verona to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. 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

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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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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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, 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 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:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
When in Assisi, make a side trip to see Vineria del Carmine in La Bruna, approximately La Bruna away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, make a trip to Piazza Inferiore di San Francesco, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary app.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in November, and nighttime lows around 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 Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

Vineria del Carmine
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Vineria del Carmine ©
Vineria del Carmine
Mount Subasio ©
Mount Subasio

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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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to 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
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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