12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 3 nights
2
Verona
— 1 day
3
Venice
— 2 nights
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Cinque Terre
— 1 night

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Castello Sforzesco, Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, thendon't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Carmine, and finally get curious at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Ponte Coperto, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Curitiba, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Curitiba to Milan is 4 hours. Traveling from Curitiba in August, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pavia
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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Casa di Giulietta and Piazza delle Erbe. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, explore the historical opulence of Castello scaligero di Villafranca, thenexplore the ancient world of Operaforte, thentake a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally don't miss a visit to I Portoni della Bra.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Verona day trip planner.

Drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Verona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Castello scaligero di Villafranca
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

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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.
You've added Basilica di San Marco, Walking tours, Centro Storico di Venezia, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Ponte dei Sospiri ©
Ponte dei Sospiri

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gallerie Degli Uffizi, Centro Storico, The Boboli Gardens, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Walls of Monteriggioni.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence travel planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Walls of Monteriggioni
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre route maker app.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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