15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

Make your Venice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Chamarel, Mauritius to Venice is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chamarel to Venice. In March, Venice is much colder than Chamarel - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa delle Sante Teuteria e Tosca. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally wander the streets of Quinzano.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona tour planning website.

You can take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, Verona is much hotter than Venice - with highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Adventure
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

1
night
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 2nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then see La Casa Maledetta, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Milan trip maker site.

Take a train from Verona to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to L’importuno di Michelangelo, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence planning site.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, do a tasting at Bibenda Assisi, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, see the interesting displays at Mostra Permanente degli Antichi Mestieri e della Civilta Contadina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, and finally walk around Mount Subasio.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Assisi, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome visit app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Rome are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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