22 days in Italy & Basel Itinerary

22 days in Italy & Basel Itinerary

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Basel, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Valdobbiadene, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Arezzo, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Portoferraio, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night

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Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basel Minster and Jean Tinguely Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Federal Building (Bundeshaus). Go for a jaunt from Basel to Bern to see The Cathedral of Bern about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler, take a stroll through Basel's Old Town, don't miss a visit to Rathaus, and take an in-depth tour of Basel Historical Museum - Haus zum Kirschgarten.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Basel day trip tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Basel is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Basel is 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: highs in Basel hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Basel

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Basel Minster ©
Basel Minster
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Venice, Italy

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico di Venezia and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Bring the kids along to Canal Grande and Doge's Palace. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Altino in Quarto D'Altino, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, wander the streets of Cannaregio, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Basel to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Basel in July; daily highs in Venice reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Valdobbiadene.

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Centro Storico di Venezia ©
Centro Storico di Venezia
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

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Valdobbiadene, Italy

Valdobbiadene ©
Valdobbiadene is a town in the province of Treviso, Veneto, Italy. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): examine the collection at Poli Museo della Grappa and then explore the galleries of La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Grotte del Caglieron.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Valdobbiadene trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Valdobbiadene takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Valdobbiadene are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Valdobbiadene

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda ©
Poli Museo della Grappa ©
Poli Museo della Grappa

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Bring the kids along to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, get engrossed in the history at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science, and ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Valdobbiadene to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Arezzo.

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Tuscany in a Bottle ©
Tuscany in a Bottle
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Arezzo, Italy

Arezzo ©

Ancient City

Arezzo is a city of art with colorful frescoes and abundance of goldsmiths and antique jewelers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Arezzo Cathedral, then get interesting insight from RSE Italia, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, Arezzo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Arezzo sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Florence to Arezzo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Arezzo

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

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Arezzo Cathedral ©
Arezzo Cathedral
RSE Italia ©
RSE Italia
San Francesco, Arezzo ©
San Francesco, Arezzo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Stanze di Raffaello will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Villa Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and don't miss a visit to Cupola di San Pietro.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Arezzo to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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Portoferraio, Italy

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cavoli, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Canata, then stroll through Spiaggia Di Sansone, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portoferraio trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rome to Portoferraio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Portoferraio: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pisa itinerary planning website.

Getting from Portoferraio to Pisa by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. July in Pisa sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

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Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Knights’ Square ©
Knights’ Square

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