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Northwest Italy

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With its flourishing towns and cities set against a dramatic landscape, a tour of Northwest Italy takes you through some of Southern Europe's most important historical sites and most popular vistas. From mountains to lakes to rolling, arable land, the area offers an abundance of walking routes and outdoor activities among photogenic scenery. Enjoy the architecture of world-renowned urban areas and explore the wealth of Renaissance art in the many museums and galleries. Whether you only want to go to Northwest Italy, or have a whole adventure planned, Inspirock has you covered with our user-friendly Italy road trip planning site.
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Places to visit in Northwest Italy

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Colosseum ©
Ruin
Colosseum Rome
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon Rome
4.8
Duration: 1 hour
Palatine Hill ©
World heritage site
Palatine Hill Rome
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
St. Peter's Basilica ©
Historic Site
St. Peter's Basilica Vatican City
4.8
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Northwest Italy

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Vatican Museums
Art Museum
Vatican Museums Vatican City
4.2
Duration: 3h 30 min
Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace Venice
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts Florence
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
Galleria Borghese
Art Museum
Galleria Borghese Rome
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Northwest Italy

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Duomo di Milano ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Milano Milan
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Piazza San Marco ©
Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco Venice
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Piazza Navona ©
Historic Walking Area
Piazza Navona Rome
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
World heritage site
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore Florence
4.7
Duration: 1 hour

Nature in Northwest Italy

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Canal Grande ©
Water Body
Canal Grande Venice
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
Colle del Gianicolo ©
Geologic Formation
Colle del Gianicolo Rome
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Monte Civetta ©
Mountain
Monte Civetta Alleghe
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Langhe landscapes UNESCO
Valley
Langhe landscapes UNESCO Alba
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Northwest Italy

Museo della Porziuncola ©
Specialty Museum
Museo della Porziuncola Santa Maria degli Angeli
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
La Pieta ©
Monument
La Pieta Vatican City
4.8
Duration: 1h 30 min
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Church
Scrovegni Chapel Padua
4.7
Duration: 30 minutes
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Historic Walking Area
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico Rome
4.5
Duration: 1h 30 min

Winter Sports in Northwest Italy

Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy
Ski Area
Wild Snowboard & Ski Academy Varzo
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Pista di Fondo Marmotta Rosa
Ski Area
Pista di Fondo Marmotta Rosa Riva Valdobbia
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
Guidemontblanc ©
Ski Area
Guidemontblanc Courmayeur
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Pista 3 Franco Berthod
Ski Area
Pista 3 Franco Berthod La Thuile
5.0
Duration: 8 hours
Il Museo ai Borghi ©
History Museum
Il Museo ai Borghi Cortona
4.8
Duration: 30 minutes
Taste Florence ©
Food Tour
Taste Florence Florence
5.0
Duration: 6 hours
Belriguardo Civic Museum ©
Art Museum
Belriguardo Civic Museum Voghiera
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min
Discover Lucca with Elena ©
Sightseeing Tour
Discover Lucca with Elena Montecarlo
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

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