10 days in Northwest Italy & Italian Alps Itinerary

10 days in Northwest Italy & Italian Alps Itinerary

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10 days in Northwest Italy & Italian Alps Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Rome
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Verona
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Trento
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome travel route planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Assisi trip site .

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, Assisi is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 9th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
night
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 11th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then make a trip to Piazza Bra, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Verona online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Trento.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

2
nights
Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Castel Thun, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di San Romedio, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Molveno. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, have fun and explore at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tappeiner Promenade.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Trento itinerary maker site .

Getting from Verona to Trento by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Trento are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Castel Thun, Santuario di San Romedio, Lago di Molveno, Tappeiner Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun
Santuario di San Romedio ©
Santuario di San Romedio
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner .

You can drive from Trento to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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