15 days in Northwest Italy & Trentino Dolomites Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy & Trentino Dolomites Itinerary

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Rome
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
4
Nova Levante
— 1 night
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Venice
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto. Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica), Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Pozzo di San Patrizio) and Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio). 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 find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder.

Calgary, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. 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, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Civita di Bagnoregio, Necropoli di Tarquinia
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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

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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 Centro Storico. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico di Siena and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa), Torre del Mangia (in Siena) and Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino). There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi.

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

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 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, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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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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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi and Borgo Storico di Corniglia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Boccadasse and Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi (in Genoa) and Portovenere (in Porto Venere). There's more to do: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre driving holiday planner.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nova Levante.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

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

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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.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Nova Levante tour planning app.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Nova Levante in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and 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 · Parks

Side Trip

Turchia
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Scrovegni Chapel and Castello Estense. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Venture out of the city with trips to Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more), Castello Estense (in Arqua Polesine) and Basilica of St. Anthony (in Padua). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, stop by Campo del Ghetto, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning website.

Getting from Nova Levante to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nova Levante in November, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to 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 ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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