14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Fano
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stop by Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally stop by Raggio Veneziano. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally stop by Bragora.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Venice day trip planner.

Boston, USA to Venice is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Venice is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Fano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Fano

— 2 nights
Fano is a town and comune of the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche region of Italy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at NeroGiardini Outlet, then explore the ancient world of Torre Civica, and then Head underground at Grotte di Frasassi. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cool off at Altamarea Beach Village, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Gradara, and then admire all the interesting features of Azienda Agraria Guerrieri.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Fano trip website.

You can drive from Venice to Fano in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Fano

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Milan travel planning tool.

Traveling by train from Fano to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Castello di Verrazzano. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Mercato Centrale, stop by Janniderma, enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living, and get maximum retail therapy with Florence Shop 4 It.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence travel route website.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get in touch with nature at Colle del Gianicolo and V Lounge Beach Club. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and hunt for treasures at Porta Portese.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trip