30 days in Italy Itinerary

30 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Riva Del Garda
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Verona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Cinque Terre
— 8 nights
Train + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Toronto

5
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Visit Doge's Palace and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Peggy Guggenheim Collection and New Murano Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Sotto il Salone & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and shop like a local with Alice in Wonderland Fine Arts Gallery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Venice visit planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Toronto to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in November, with highs in Venice at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Padua
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo ©
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Appreciate the collections at Augusto Murer Museum and Museo dell'Occhiale. For shopping fun, head to Corso Italia or Blocc88. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cortina d'Ampezzo: Merano (Frasnelli & Pur Sudtirol Meran), Church and Museum of St. Prokulus (in Naturno) and Ortisei (Chiesa di Sant'Udalrico & Saint Anthony's Chapel). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Runkelstein Castle, browse the range of quality goods at La Cooperativa di Cortina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale di San Martino, and see the interesting displays at Museo Vittorino Cazzetta.

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You can drive from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in December, Cortina d'Ampezzo is slightly colder at night with lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Bolzano, Selva di Cadore, Merano, Ortisei, Belluno
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Saint Anthony's Chapel ©
Saint Anthony's Chapel
Runkelstein Castle ©
Runkelstein Castle
La Chiesa di Sant'Orsola ©
La Chiesa di Sant'Orsola

6
nights
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto and Museo Civico di Rovereto. Change things up with these side-trips from Riva Del Garda: Palazzo Besta (in Teglio), Castel Grumello (in Montagna in Valtellina) and Comune Di Fiave' (in Fiave). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, stop by Mercatino di Natale a Rovereto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di S. Maria di Valvendra, and explore the world behind art at Arte Sella.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Riva Del Garda vacation maker site.

You can drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Riva Del Garda in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December in Riva Del Garda, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Rovereto, Trento, Palazzo Besta, Castel Grumello, Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro
Highlights from your plan
Arte Sella ©
Arte Sella

3
nights
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Duomo Vecchio di Brescia and San Fermo Maggiore, Verona. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Excelsior Verona and Erboristeria Alpestre. Venture out of the city with trips to Casa del Pane (in Mantua), Maison du Chocolat (in Brescia) and Chiesa di San Giorgio in Gogna (in Vicenza). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, stop by Cioccolateria Via Conventino, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Spazio Espositivo Memoire, and pause for some serene contemplation at chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Verona attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Brescia, Casa del Pane, Chiesa di San Giorgio in Gogna
Highlights from your plan
Bike Evolution S. Zeno ©
Bike Evolution S. Zeno
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia ©
Duomo Vecchio di Brescia
San Fermo Maggiore, Verona ©
San Fermo Maggiore, Verona

8
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato and Il Bazar. Do your shopping at Cantina du Sciacchetra and Market Square. Get out of town with these interesting Cinque Terre side-trips: Punta Corvo (in Ameglia), Panificio Spiga d'oro (in Sestri Levante) and Viareggio (Il Pellicano - Centro Commerciale Naturale Viareggio & Museo Villa Paolina Bonaparte). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Galata Museo del Mare, look for gifts at Stoppani & Peer - Drogheria Storica La Spezia, appreciate the history behind Museo dell'Abbazia di San Colombano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Santa Maria di Monte Penice.

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Drive from Verona to Cinque Terre in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Cinque Terre is a bit warmer than Verona - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Genoa, Livorno, La Spezia, Lucca, Chiavari
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Papaveri ©
Papaveri
Galata Museo del Mare ©
Galata Museo del Mare
Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato ©

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