21 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

21 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 night
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Venice
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 5 nights
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Assisi
— 2 nights
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Siena
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Milan

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 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano and then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Seattle, USA to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Highlights from your trip
Duomo di Milano ©
Must see
Duomo di Milano
4.8
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Architectural Building
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
4.6

5
nights
Venice

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more) and Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. May in Venice sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Canal Grande ©
Must see
Canal Grande
4.8
Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Basilica di San Marco
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

5
nights
Rome

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 Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome day trip website.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. May in Rome sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8
St. Peter's Basilica ©
Historic Site
St. Peter's Basilica
4.8

2
nights
Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, then explore the world behind art at Studio Moretti Caselli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planner.

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 May, plan for slightly colder nights in Assisi, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: Montalcino (Podere Il Cocco & Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni), San Gimignano (Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, &more) and Castelnuovo dell'Abate (Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona & Abbazia di Sant'Antimo). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Siena holiday builder site.

Getting from Assisi to Siena by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Piazza del Campo ©
World heritage site
Piazza del Campo
4.8
Duomo di Siena ©
World heritage site
Duomo di Siena
4.8

3
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Pisa (Camposanto, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Florence online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
World heritage site
Piazzale Michelangelo
4.8

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