15 days in Northwest Italy & Trentino Dolomites Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy & Trentino Dolomites Itinerary

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Start: Calgary
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Nova Levante
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Calgary

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio), Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica) and Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Pozzo di San Patrizio). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and delve into the distant past at Necropoli di Tarquinia.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder.

Calgary, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Calgary to Rome, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in November: high temperatures in Rome hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Orvieto, Necropoli di Tarquinia, Civita di Bagnoregio, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
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Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano ©
Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico and Centro Storico di Siena. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa), Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino) and Torre del Mangia (in Siena). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi.

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

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Duomo di Pisa, Abbazia di San Galgano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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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.
Visit Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Our Lady of the Salvation for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Boccadasse and Borgo Storico di Corniglia. Venture out of the city with trips to Portovenere (in Porto Venere) and Genoa (Via Giuseppe Garibaldi & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova). It doesn't end there: hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Florence to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Nova Levante.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Genoa, Portovenere
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Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi

1
night
Nova Levante

Nova Levante
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the activities along Lago di Carezza, play a few rounds at Carezza Golf Club, and then get to know the fascinating history of Turchia.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Nova Levante tour planning app.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Nova Levante in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in November, expect Nova Levante to be slightly colder, temps between 14°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Nova Levante

Golf Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Turchia
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3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Scrovegni Chapel and Basilica of St. Anthony. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more) and Castello Estense (in Arqua Polesine). The adventure continues: stop by Cannaregio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nova Levante to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nova Levante in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Venice, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Verona, Padua, Castello Estense, Castello Estense
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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