31 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

31 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
2
Menaggio
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Verona
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Siena
— 4 nights
Drive
7
Assisi
— 4 nights
Drive
8
Rome
— 5 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1

Milan

— 1 night

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 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan online trip maker.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Milan, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Menaggio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 3:

Menaggio

— 4 nights
Menaggio is a town and comune in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy, located on the western shore of Lake Como at the mouth of the river Senagra.Menaggio has three frazioni (parishes): Croce, Loveno and Nobiallo.HistoryThe area of current Menaggio was conquered by the Romans in 196 BC. The Roman conquest culminated with the construction of a road called the Via Regina.Menaggio was a walled city. Get out of town with these interesting Menaggio side-trips: Riva Bianca Beach (in Lierna), Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Dervio) and Lenno (Lido di Lenno & Golfo di Venere). The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Grona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo, and stroll through Il Sentiero delle Espressioni.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Menaggio attractions planner.

Drive from Milan to Menaggio in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Verona.

Things to do in Menaggio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 7:

Verona

— 3 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, take in the views from Ponte Pietra, and see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Verona driving holiday planning app.

You can drive from Menaggio to Verona in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Adventure
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:

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.
Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Malamocco in Lido di Venezia, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:

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.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Santa Brigida to see Castello del Trebbio about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 14 — 18:

Siena

— 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Montalcino (Podere Il Cocco & Castiglion del Bosco Winery) and Azienda Agricola Leuta (in Pietraia). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, look for gifts at GioieSelli s.n.c, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Siena road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 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 up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:

Assisi

— 4 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Lago di Pilato (in Montemonaco), Piana di Castelluccio di Norcia (in Castelluccio di Norcia) and Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini (in Visso). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, do a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, see the interesting displays at Mostra Permanente degli Antichi Mestieri e della Civilta Contadina, and explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To plan Assisi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Assisi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 26:

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation maker.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Assisi in July since evenings lows in Rome dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 31: