18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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18 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Trastevere and Pantheon. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take an unorthodox tour of Catacombe di San Callisto, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Rome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in July, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then do a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, and finally do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Vineria del Carmine, learn about winemaking at Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Francesco, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi driving holiday site .

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Francesco, Arezzo, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Vineria del Carmine, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio
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Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio ©
Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio
Vineria del Carmine ©
Vineria del Carmine

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nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): make a trip to Piazza del Campo, do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Fattoria di Montemaggio, then do a tasting at Castello di Monterinaldi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Siena Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Siena online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Siena are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Radda in Chianti, Guardastelle Vineyard
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Fattoria di Montemaggio ©
Fattoria di Montemaggio
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Ponte Vecchio. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence route planner .

You can take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

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

1
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.
On the 26th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, do a tasting at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, then do a tasting at Buranco Agriturismo, and finally trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Florence to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. July in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Wineries Parks Outdoors
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Terra di Bargon ©
Terra di Bargon
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Via Mazzini, and finally examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Bertani, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, then take a stroll through Quinzano, and finally do a tasting at Villa Mosconi Bertani.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Verona journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Verona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Verona, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di San Marco and St. Mark's Square. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice holiday website .

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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