17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

17 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Gaeta
— 1 night
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Perugia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lerici
— 1 night
Drive
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Sestri Levante
— 1 night
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Genoa
— 3 nights
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Gaeta

— 1 night
Gaeta is a city and comune in the province of Latina, in Lazio, central Italy. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): kick back and relax at Lilium Beach, stroll through La Playa Caliente, then don't miss a visit to Santuario Santissima Trinita, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Santissima Trinita.

To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Gaeta day trip planning site.

Moscow, Russia to Gaeta is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Gaeta is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Moscow in July; daily highs in Gaeta reach 37°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Gaeta

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): browse the exhibits of Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Rose. Mostra Maria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santo Stefano, then delve into the distant past at Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, then do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, and finally learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Assisi Galleria 6C, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Nuova, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Rivotorto, then make a trip to Via San Francesco, then contemplate the long history of Oratorio dei Pellegrini, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi vacation tool.

You can drive from Gaeta to Assisi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Assisi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Perugia.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Perugia

— 2 nights

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Ipogeo dei Volumni, take an in-depth tour of House Museum Palazzo Sorbello, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Di Sant'Ercolano, explore the world behind art at Studio Moretti Caselli, then admire the masterpieces at Fondazione Marini Clarelli Santi - Casa Museo degli Oddi, and finally take in the views from Via dell’Acquedotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to San Bevignate Templar Site, do a tasting at Wine Link Italy, then don't miss a visit to Porta Sole, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tezio.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Perugia online tour itinerary planner.

Perugia is just a stone's throw from Assisi. August in Perugia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Siena

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting) and Scuola di Cucina di Lella. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinagoga di Siena.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Siena trip builder app.

You can drive from Perugia to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Siena sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Outdoors

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Giardino Bardini and Corridoio Vasariano. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Stibbert Museum, don't miss a visit to Palazzo Strozzi, admire the natural beauty at Folon e il Giardino delle Rose, and get engrossed in the history at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Lerici.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Lerici

— 1 night
Lerici is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia in Liguria (northern Italy), part of the Italian Riviera. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Aloha Beach Club - Venere Azzurra, don't miss a visit to Villa Magni, then cool off at Marigola Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco.

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You can drive from Florence to Lerici in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August in Lerici, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sestri Levante.

Things to do in Lerici

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Sestri Levante

— 1 night
Sestri Levante is a town and comune in Liguria, Italy. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Segesta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Immacolata, then make a trip to Chiesa di San Niccolo, then make a trip to Convento dell'Annunziata, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria di Nazareth.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sestri Levante trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lerici to Sestri Levante takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Sestri Levante

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Genoa

— 3 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello and D'Albertis Castle. The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at Ilgioco.net - Escape Room Games & more, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea, appreciate the extensive heritage of Porta Soprana, and explore the world behind art at Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco.

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Getting from Sestri Levante to Genoa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sestri Levante in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Genoa, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Fun & Games