13 days in Montreal & Italy Itinerary

13 days in Montreal & Italy Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Canada
1
Montreal, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h
2
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5 h
6
Noto, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Lampedusa, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Montreal, Canada

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Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port of Montreal, and finally whizz through the canopy at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, witness the site of a historic battle at Place Jacques-Cartier, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip app.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and Montreal International (Mirabel) Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Montreal

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Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde ©
Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde

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Venice, Italy

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 5th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice tour itinerary builder app.

Getting from Montreal to Venice by flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, you will find days in Venice are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

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Rome, Italy

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 9th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

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Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally make a trip to Eremo delle Carceri.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Assisi, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Noto.

Things to do in Assisi

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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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Noto, Italy

Noto ©
Noto is a city and comune in the Province of Syracuse, Sicily, Italy. On the 12th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then steep yourself in history at Scicli, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. George. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Riserva Naturale Orientata Oasi faunistica di Vendicari, then explore the fascinating underground world of Ear of Dionysius (Orecchio di Dionisio), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Cathedral.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Noto road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Assisi to Noto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Noto

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Syracuse, Scicli, Cathedral of St. George
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Scicli ©
Scicli

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Lampedusa, Italy

Lampedusa ©
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll through Spiaggia dei Conigli, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino, and then kick back and relax at La Tabaccara. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Centro di Recupero Tartarughe e Fauna Selvatica WWF and then kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lampedusa online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Noto to Lampedusa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Spiaggia dei Conigli ©
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Pulcino ©
Cala Pulcino
Cala Croce Beach ©
Cala Croce Beach

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