19 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

19 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Turin
— 2 nights
2
Verona
— 2 nights
3
Venice
— 3 nights
4
Florence
— 2 nights
5
Isola Del Giglio
— 2 nights
6
Assisi
— 2 nights
7
Orvieto
— 1 night
8
Rome
— 3 nights

2
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Basilica of Superga. Get in touch with nature at Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand and Valle Argentera. Get out of town with these interesting Turin side-trips: Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Casa Ronsil Wine (in Chiomonte). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, take in nature's colorful creations at Parco del Valentino, and explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turin attractions planner.

San Francisco, USA to Turin is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Turin is 9 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Turin to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Turin

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Reggia di Venaria Reale, Basilica of Superga, Casa Ronsil Wine, Parco Naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand, Valle Argentera
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Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, thencontemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally browse the exhibits of Palazzo Te. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lago di Garda, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip tool.

You can drive from Turin to Verona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in October, you will find days in Verona are somewhat warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Palazzo Te, Lago di Garda
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Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Step off the beaten path and head to Scrovegni Chapel and Cannaregio. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In October in Venice, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 30th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thentake some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Isola Del Giglio.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Isola Del Giglio

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Campese. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Amaranto and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Playa del Carma.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Isola Del Giglio route tool.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Florence to Isola Del Giglio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. October in Isola Del Giglio sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Isola Del Giglio

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 3rd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Regionale di Colfiorito, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wild Foods Italy, appreciate the extensive heritage of Castello di Postignano, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Isola Del Giglio to Assisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Isola Del Giglio in November, expect nights in Assisi to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Orvieto.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Wild Foods Italy, Parco Regionale di Colfiorito, Castello di Postignano
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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 5th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Pozzo di San Patrizio, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Giovenale, and then admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Orvieto.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Orvieto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in November, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Chiesa San Giovenale ©
Chiesa San Giovenale

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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.
Colosseum and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Church of St. Louis of the French and St. Clement Basilica. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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