20 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

20 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belgrade
Fly:  5 h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
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
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
6
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Verona
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
8
Venice
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Belgrade

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 1st (Sat), delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and then steep yourself in history at Colosseum. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then take a stroll through Trastevere, and finally explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Belgrade, Serbia to Rome is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

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Side Trip

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

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, get to know the fascinating history of Strada Assisi-Santa Maria degli Angeli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, delve into the distant past at Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio dei Pellegrini.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Assisi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in June, plan for little chillier nights in Assisi, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

2
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 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, then admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, then learn about winemaking at Castello di Monterinaldi, and finally do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard.

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Getting from Assisi to Siena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. June in Siena sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Castello di Monterinaldi
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Lorenzo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence online route planner.

Traveling by bus from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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nights
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 11th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola, learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina, then get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Di San Pietro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo, hike along Cinque Terre Trails, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giovanni Battista, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre online visit planner.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Florence in June, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Chiesa di San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally see the interesting displays at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata.

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

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Milan in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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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 15th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, then get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, and finally examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, pause for some serene contemplation at chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Procolo, explore the world behind art at Museo Canonicale, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and finally step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Verona online trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Verona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

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

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Ca' d'Oro. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice tour itinerary maker site.

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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