31 days in Northwest Italy & Nova Levante Itinerary

31 days in Northwest Italy & Nova Levante Itinerary

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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nova Levante
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Castelluccio di Norcia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bagni di Lucca
— 3 nights
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Venice

— 3 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Giudecca and San Polo. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and San Francesco del Deserto will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Like a Venetian, wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon, and admire the natural beauty at Giardini della Biennale.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: highs in Venice hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nova Levante.

Things to do in Venice

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

Nova Levante

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Christomannos and then explore the activities along Antermoia Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Val Di Fiemme and then stroll through Sentiero Oswald von Wolkenstein.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Nova Levante trip builder.

Getting from Venice to Nova Levante by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Nova Levante

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Verona

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Room Escape Games. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Arca di Cansignorio, learn about winemaking at Villa Mosconi Bertani, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Sant'Eufemia, and don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Giovanni in Foro.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Verona road trip site.

Getting from Nova Levante to Verona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Verona, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games

Cinque Terre

— 3 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get in touch with nature at Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza and Trail 2. Discover out-of-the-way places like Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and Spiaggia di Fegina. The adventure continues: make a trip to Borgo Antico, do a tasting at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and trek along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Verona to Cinque Terre takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tuscany Bike Tours, Fun in Tuscany and Tuscany Cycle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Corridoio Vasariano and Folon e il Giardino delle Rose. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Chiesa di San Salvatore in Ognissanti, stroll through Giardino Bardini, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pub Lo Stregatto, and appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Outdoors · Spas · Neighborhoods

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Balloon Rides and Palazzo Chigi Saracini. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Siena Tartufi (truffle hunting), explore the engaging exhibits at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici, make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria in Provenzano, and examine the collection at Museo dell'Acqua.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Siena road trip planning website.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Siena sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Assisi

— 3 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tili Vini Societa Agricola and Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, and admire the striking features of Santa Maria sopra Minerva.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Assisi online vacation planner.

Drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Assisi, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Castelluccio di Norcia.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Castelluccio di Norcia

— 2 nights
Get in touch with nature at Cima del Redentore and Cascate del Pisciatore. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto and Borgo Medievale Castelluccio di Norcia. Get out of town with these interesting Castelluccio di Norcia side-trips: Chiesa di San Giovanni (in Norcia), Valle delle Cento Cascate (in Cesacastina) and Basilica di San Francesco (in Amatrice).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Castelluccio di Norcia online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Assisi to Castelluccio di Norcia in 2 hours. Traveling from Assisi in July, you will find days in Castelluccio di Norcia are colder (20°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bagni di Lucca.

Things to do in Castelluccio di Norcia

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bagni di Lucca

— 3 nights
Bagni di Lucca is a comune of Tuscany, Italy, in the Province of Lucca with a population of about 6,500.HistoryBagni di Lucca has been known for its thermal springs since the Etruscan and Roman ages. You've now added Canyon Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Rocca di Lucchio, whizz through the canopy at Canyon Park, have some family-friendly fun at Lucca Paintball, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Demidoff, and finally snap pictures at Ponte delle Catene. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): wander the wide-open spaces of Ruscello Ranch.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bagni di Lucca day trip planner.

You can drive from Castelluccio di Norcia to Bagni di Lucca in 5 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Castelluccio di Norcia in July: highs in Bagni di Lucca hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 21°C. On the 29th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bagni di Lucca

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Province of Perugia travel guide

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Churches · Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks
Perugia is the capital city of both the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river Tiber, and of the province of Perugia. The city is located about 164km north of Rome and 148km south-east of Florence. It covers a high hilltop and part of the valleys around the area. The region of Umbria is bordered by Tuscany, Lazio, and Marche.The history of Perugia goes back to the Etruscan period; Perugia was one of the main Etruscan cities.The city is also known as the universities town, with the University of Perugia founded in 1308 (about 34,000 students), the University for Foreigners (5,000 students), and some smaller colleges such as the Academy of Fine Arts "Pietro Vannucci" (Accademia di Belle Arti "Pietro Vannucci") public athenaeum founded in 1573, the Perugia University Institute of Linguistic Mediation for translators and interpreters, the Music Conservatory of Perugia, founded in 1788, and other institutes.Perugia is also a well-known cultural and artistic centre of Italy. The city hosts multiple annual festivals and events, e.g., the Eurochocolate Festival (October), the Umbria Jazz Festival (July), and the International Journalism Festival (in April), and is associated with multiple notable people in the arts.The famous painter Pietro Vannucci, nicknamed Perugino, was a native of Città della Pieve, near Perugia. He decorated the local Sala del Cambio with a beautiful series of frescoes; eight of his pictures can also be admired in the National Gallery of Umbria.

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