15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
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Milan

— 2 nights

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.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Poldi Pezzoli.

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Yerevan, Armenia to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yerevan to Milan is minus 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yerevan in November since evenings lows in Milan dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Venice

— 4 nights

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 inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Piazza dei Signori) and Verona (Basilica di Santa Anastasia, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

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Drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Venice, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazzale Michelangelo. Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Siena (Piazza del Campo, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

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You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Florence, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

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Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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