13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Bologna
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights

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Bologna

Bologna ©

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 4th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Belloni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Fontana del Nettuno, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, then wander the streets of La Piccola Venezia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Peretola Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport. In April in Bologna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro

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Venice

Venice ©

City of Romance

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and Cannaregio. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Arche Scaligere, Basilica di Santa Anastasia, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and steep yourself in history at Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice online travel planner.

Take a train from Bologna to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trip

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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia

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Milan

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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 10th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, and then see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro
Gallerie d’Italia ©
Gallerie d’Italia

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa Di San Pietro, step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre itinerary website.

Getting from Milan to Cinque Terre by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Stanze di Raffaello and Galleria Borghese. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

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You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Rome in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Santa Maria in Trastevere ©
Santa Maria in Trastevere
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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