15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  7​h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Siena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Assisi
— 2 nights
7
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Vittorio Costantini Workshop, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning site .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Venice is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Venice. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, Venice is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
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 11th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Dello Scudo, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then stop by Salvagno Frantoio per Olive, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family. Here are some ideas for day two: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, take a stroll through Via Mazzini, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally browse for treasures at Libreria Antiquaria Perini.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona trip tool .

Getting from Venice to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Verona are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping Historic Sites Wildlife
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then take in the exciting artwork at Mostra Keith Haring, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Milan online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Verona to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

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

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Uffizi Galleries. Do your shopping at Mercato Centrale and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
night
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 17th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Silvia Tanganelli, then make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siena Cathedral, and finally look for gifts at Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting).

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Siena online trip builder .

Traveling by bus from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Siena sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting) ©
Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting)
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 18th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, then look for all kinds of wild species at Bosco di San Francesco, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wild Foods Italy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then get a taste of the local shopping with B.A.T. Assisi, then stop by La mela in tasca, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Assisi Galleria 6C.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Assisi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Wildlife Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Wild Foods Italy
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vatican Museums and Palatine Hill. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome travel website .

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Assisi in July since evenings lows in Rome dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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