18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Bournemouth
Train + Fly:  6 h
1
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
2
Lazise
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
San Marino
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rimini
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Loreto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
8
Perugia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Siena
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
10
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
12
Pisa
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 45 min
13
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  9 h 15 min
End: Bournemouth

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to I Portoni della Bra, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, thenmake a trip to Porta dei Borsari, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Verona trip site.

Bournemouth, UK to Verona is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bournemouth in April; daily highs in Verona reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Lazise.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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Lazise

Lazise ©
Lazise is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km west of Venice and about 20km northwest of Verona. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Movieland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Mura di Lazise, stroll the grounds of Cimitero di Guerra Tedesco, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica Madonna della Corona, thendelve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Lazise itinerary planner.

Lazise is very close to Verona. In April, daytime highs in Lazise are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Lazise

Theme Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Santuario Basilica Madonna della Corona, Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino, Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda, Cimitero di Guerra Tedesco
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Movieland Park ©
Movieland Park
Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino ©
Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino
Cimitero di Guerra Tedesco ©
Cimitero di Guerra Tedesco

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thendon't miss a visit to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, thenwander the streets of Cannaregio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

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Drive from Lazise to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Marino.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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San Marino

San Marino ©
On the 8th (Wed), get great views at Torri di San Marino.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Marino online trip maker.

Getting from Venice to San Marino by car takes about 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in San Marino can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Rimini.

Things to do in San Marino

Historic Sites
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Torri di San Marino ©
Torri di San Marino

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Rimini

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo San Giuliano, examine the collection at Italy in Miniature, contemplate the long history of Antica Pescheria di Piazza Cavour, thencontemplate the long history of Piazza Tre Martiri, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo della Citta di Rimini.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rimini online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Marino to Rimini by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from San Marino in April, expect nights in Rimini to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Loreto.

Things to do in Rimini

Historic Sites Museums
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Borgo San Giuliano ©
Borgo San Giuliano
Italy in Miniature ©
Italy in Miniature
Antica Pescheria di Piazza Cavour ©
Antica Pescheria di Piazza Cavour

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night
Loreto

Loreto
Loreto, a hill town, is a comune of the Italian province of Ancona, in the Marche and most commonly known as the seat of the Basilica della Santa Casa, a popular Catholic pilgrimage site.LocationLoreto is located 127m above sea level on the right bank of the Musone river and 22km by rail south-southeast of Ancona; like many places in the Marche, it provides good views from the Apennines to the Adriatic.Main sightsThe city's main monuments occupy the four sides of the piazza: the college of the Jesuits; the Palazzo Comunale (formerly the Palazzo Apostolico), designed by Bramante, that houses an art gallery with works of Lorenzo Lotto, Vouet and Annibale Carracci as well as a collection of maiolica, and the Shrine of the Holy House (Santuario della Santa Casa). To plan Loreto vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Rimini to Loreto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Loreto can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. You will leave for Assisi on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Loreto

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 10th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Abbey, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, thenmake a trip to Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrea, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Nuova.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip planner.

Getting from Loreto to Assisi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Perugia.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Spello
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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Perugia

Perugia ©
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): make a trip to Corso Vannucci, learn about winemaking at Vineria del Carmine, thensee the interesting displays at Casa del Cioccolato Perugina, thenexplore the ancient world of Arco Etrusco, and finally delve into the distant past at Porta Sole.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Perugia fast, fun, and easy.

Perugia is just a short distance from Assisi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites Wineries Classes
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Vineria del Carmine ©
Vineria del Carmine
Arco Etrusco ©
Arco Etrusco
Porta Sole ©
Porta Sole

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, thensteep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and finally steep yourself in history at Casa di Santa Caterina.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Siena trip planner.

You can drive from Perugia to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Siena are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Casa di Santa Caterina ©
Casa di Santa Caterina

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San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
On the 14th (Tue), admire the striking features of Mura di San Gimignano, take in the exciting artwork at La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer, thencontemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, and finally learn about winemaking at Fattoria Il Piano.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Gimignano trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Siena to San Gimignano takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Mura di San Gimignano ©
Mura di San Gimignano

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thenget great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and then walk around Parco Chico Mendes.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder site.

Getting from San Gimignano to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Parco Chico Mendes
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado, take in panoramic vistas at Chiesa di San Michele Degli Scalzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, thensteep yourself in history at Casa Natale di Galileo Galilei, and finally delve into the distant past at Arsenale.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado ©
Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado
Knights’ Square ©
Knights’ Square
Arsenale ©
Arsenale

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, thenhike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Fieschi.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre day trip site.

You can take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trip

Basilica dei Fieschi
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Basilica dei Fieschi ©
Basilica dei Fieschi
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

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