17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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Verona
— 2 nights
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Garda
— 2 nights
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Malcesine
— 3 nights
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Molveno
— 3 nights
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Braies
— 3 nights
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Auronzo di Cadore
— 3 nights
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Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Villa Mosconi Bertani, get outside with Outdoor Activities, pause for some photo ops at Arca di Cansignorio, then appreciate the history behind Arca di Cangrande I, and finally make a trip to Palazzo della Ragione. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Oasi naturale faunistica le risorgive, take in the architecture and atmosphere at chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona, make a trip to Santuario Madonna di Lourdes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio in Braida-Verona, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Antica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Sant'Eufemia.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Verona sightseeing planner.

Milan to Verona is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Garda.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Garda

— 2 nights
On the 2nd (Tue), take a stroll through Punta di San Vigilio, cool off at Spiaggia Baia delle Sirene, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ranch Barlot. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Gardaparagliding, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia-Passeggiata delle Muse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Al Corno Beach.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Garda takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Garda are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Malcesine.

Things to do in Garda

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Malcesine

— 3 nights
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. On the 4th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Antica Pieve di Santo Stefano, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Posterna, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Elalpaca, and finally take a peaceful walk through Riserva Naturale Integrale Gardesana Orientale. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone, then admire the sheer force of Cascata Forte Ampola, then get outside with Velolake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa San Rocco.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Malcesine online journey planner.

Drive from Garda to Malcesine in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. July in Malcesine sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Molveno.

Things to do in Malcesine

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Molveno

— 3 nights
Molveno is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 40km northwest of Trento.GeographyMolveno is located at the northern end of a 4km long lake, at the foot of the Brenta Group and the Paganella mountain.The Lake of Molveno, formed by a landslide about 4000 years ago, is the second largest in Trentino-Alto Adige, 3.3km2. Escape the urban bustle at Sentiero nella Roccia per San Romedio and Corno Bianco. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Area Natura Rio Bianco and Cima Paganella. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Molveno: A.M.A.V. - Caseificio Sociale Presanella (in Mezzana), Campo Base Travel & Holiday (in Dimaro Folgarida) and Alpe di Sennes (in San Vigilio). There's more to do: get outside with Forest Park and hike along Percorso Natura.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Molveno planning tool.

You can drive from Malcesine to Molveno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Molveno, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Braies.

Things to do in Molveno

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Braies

— 3 nights
On the 10th (Wed), admire the verdant scenery at Val di Zoldo, take a stroll through Centro Storico di Zoppe, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Federa, then trek along Giro del Nuvolau, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco in P.tta S.Francesco. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Pore, and then admire the sheer force of Le Cascate di Ciastlins.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Braies day trip planning website.

Drive from Molveno to Braies in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Auronzo di Cadore.

Things to do in Braies

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Auronzo di Cadore

— 3 nights
Auronzo di Cadore is a comune (municipality) in the province of Belluno (Cadore) in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 120km north of Venice and about 50km northeast of Belluno.The municipality of Auronzo di Cadore has the famous mountain group of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Lake Misurina. Get in touch with nature at Lago d'Antorno and Cascata delle Pile. Explore hidden gems such as Riserva Naturale Orientata Somadida and Chiesa Parrocchiale di San Lucano Vescovo. Get out of town with these interesting Auronzo di Cadore side-trips: Sentiero Naturalistico Piave (in Sappada), Mezzano di Primiero (in Mezzano) and Trekking del Cristo Pensante (in Tonadico). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesetta a Maria Ausiliatrice, get to know the fascinating history of La Roggia dei Mulini, look for gifts at Knife shop Giorgetta Souvenirs, and admire the sheer force of Cascate del Pissandro.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Auronzo di Cadore online vacation planner.

You can drive from Braies to Auronzo di Cadore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Auronzo di Cadore are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Auronzo di Cadore

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.