3 days in Italy Itinerary

3 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Drive
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Siena
Drive
2
San Gimignano
Drive
3
Pisa
Train
4
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Train
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Genoa
Drive
6
Bolzano
— 1 night
Drive
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Verona
Train
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Bologna
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Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Siena road trip app.

Rome to Siena is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In November in Siena, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will leave for San Gimignano on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums
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San Gimignano

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
On the 30th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sant'Agostino, contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Cisterna.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Gimignano trip builder app.

Drive from Siena to San Gimignano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in San Gimignano sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in San Gimignano

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Pisa

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start your trip to Cinque Terre by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:

Genoa

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Genoa route builder.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Genoa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cinque Terre in December since evenings lows in Genoa dip to 10°C. On the 1st (Wed), you're off to Bolzano.

Things to do in Genoa

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Bolzano

— 1 night

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Walther.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bolzano trip planner.

Getting from Genoa to Bolzano by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Genoa, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Bolzano, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -3°C. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to Verona.
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Verona

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and then contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Verona online travel route planner.

You can drive from Bolzano to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Verona

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Bologna

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 2nd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna day trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Bologna by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Bologna

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.