15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Cairo

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.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Cairo, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Cairo in May; daily highs in Milan reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Quinzano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, and finally learn about winemaking at Bertani.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) 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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and Gallerie dell'Accademia. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip website .

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Pitti Palace. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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 3rd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, and then make a trip to Piazza del Campo. On the next day, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Siena Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, and finally browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums
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Siena Cathedral ©
Siena Cathedral
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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