10 days in Cinque Terre, Florence & Venice Itinerary

10 days in Cinque Terre, Florence & Venice Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 3 nights
3
Venice
— 3 nights

2
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, thenget to know the fascinating history of Cinque Terre Trails, and finally learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon.

Plan trip to Cinque Terre with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

New York City, USA to Cinque Terre is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Cinque Terre due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Il Laboratorio del Pesto
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pitti Palace and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Loggia dei Lanzi are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Cannaregio, pause for some serene contemplation at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Venice sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

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