10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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10 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Genoa
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
2
Portofino
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
3
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Pisa
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Cairo

1
night
Genoa

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at S.Caterina di Portoria Chiesa della SS.Annunziata di Portoria, don't miss a visit to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, then stop by Poterie, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Donato, and finally get outside with Societa Ippica del Bardigiano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hunt for treasures at Mercato Orientale, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Filippo Neri, then admire the masterpieces at Villa del Principe, and finally enjoy some diversion at L'Isola Che C'e'.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Genoa tour itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Genoa is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Genoa due to the time zone difference. In July, Genoa is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Portofino.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors Museums Shopping
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Villa del Principe ©
Villa del Principe
Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari ©
Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari
Chiesa di San Filippo Neri ©
Chiesa di San Filippo Neri

1
night
Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Area Marina Protetta Portofino, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria d'Arte Portofino, then go for a stroll along the water at Marina di Portofino, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino.

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Traveling by train from Genoa to Portofino takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino
Marina di Portofino ©
Marina di Portofino
Castello Brown ©
Castello Brown

2
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 15th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, admire the striking features of Chiesa Di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and finally do a tasting at Terra di Bargon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Buranco Agriturismo, then take a stroll around Vernazza, then learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, and finally hike along Cinque Terre Trails.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre journey site .

You can take a train from Portofino to Cinque Terre in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Portofino in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Cinque Terre. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Wineries Outdoors
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink

4
nights
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Get out of town with these interesting Pisa side-trips: Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo - Museo Del Ciclismo (in Magreglio), Basilica di San Domenico (in Siena) and Florence (Villa di Bellosguardo, Museo di San Marco, & more). There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardino Scotto, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pisa online driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Pisa in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Pisa, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Florence, Basilica Cateriniana Di S. Domenico, St Martin Cathedral, Madonna del Ghisallo
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Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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