15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 4 nights
2
Assisi
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Venice
— 3 nights
5
Verona
— 1 night
6
Milan
— 2 nights

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome vacation planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in January, with highs in Rome at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally admire the masterpieces at Collegio del Cambio.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi online travel planner.

Drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in January: highs in Assisi hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Collegio del Cambio
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Florence online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in January, things will get little chillier in Venice: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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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 (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Arche Scaligere, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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Milan

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

Drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in January, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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