15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Monteriggioni
— 1 night
Drive
3
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
5
Forli
Drive
6
Venice
— 5 nights
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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and admire the natural beauty at Vatican Gardens.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Rome tour itinerary planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Rome is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Stockholm in April, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. You'll set off for Monteriggioni on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Monteriggioni

— 1 night
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walls of Monteriggioni as well as Centro storico di Monteriggioni. On the 5th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro storico di Monteriggioni, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Walls of Monteriggioni.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Monteriggioni trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Rome to Monteriggioni takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Monteriggioni are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Historic Sites

San Gimignano

— 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Gimignano vacation planner.

You can drive from Monteriggioni to San Gimignano in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will leave for Florence on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Piazza San Giovanni as well as Basilica of Santa Maria Novella. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Forli.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Forli

Forlì is a comune and city in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, and is the capital of the province of Forlì-Cesena. You've now added Abbazia di San Mercuriale to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di San Mercuriale.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Forli tour website.

You can take a train from Florence to Forli in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. April in Forli sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Forli

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Venice

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Arena di Verona, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip maker.

Drive from Forli to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip