17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Verona
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice — 2 nights

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 nature. Your trip 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 5.5-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.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Verona — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: catch a live performance 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 train. 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.
Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:

Milan — 1 night

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.
Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 20:

Florence — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker tool.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Milan, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Assisi.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:

Assisi — 3 nights

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. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri, stroll around Mount Subasio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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) so you can drive to Rome.
Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:

Rome — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to 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 fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30: