39 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

39 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10 h 15 min
1
Milan
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Colico
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Verona
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Venice
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 5 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Siena
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Assisi
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Rome
— 6 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Genoa (Aquarium of Genoa & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova), Museo Egizio (in Turin) and Sentee di Sort (in Cernobbio). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Milan travel planner.

New Delhi, India to Milan is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Milan. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in March; daily highs in Milan reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Colico.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Genoa, Museo Egizio, Sentee di Sort, Micromercato Moltrasio
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa

3
nights
Colico

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Chiesa Sant’Andrea di Bonzeno (in Bellano), Anything But Work (in Mandello del Lario) and Paul DEMARIA - The Open Lake & Landscape Studio d’Arte (in Varenna). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Valchiavenna, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, and pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Colico trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Milan to Colico in 2 hours. March in Colico sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Colico

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Lake Como, Sacro Monte di Ossuccio, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Chiesa Sant’Andrea di Bonzeno, Villa del Balbianello
Highlights from your plan
Anything But Work ©
Anything But Work
Valchiavenna ©
Valchiavenna
Sacro Monte di Ossuccio ©
Sacro Monte di Ossuccio

5
nights
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.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, make a trip to Piazza Bra, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, and see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Verona tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Colico to Verona takes 2.5 hours. In March, Verona is much hotter than Colico - with highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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.
Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Scrovegni Chapel, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker app.

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Winery Solaria Patrizia Cencioni (in Montalcino). Next up on the itinerary: deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Siena tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by bus from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. April in Siena sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Montalcino
Highlights from your plan
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

5
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with a short trip to Montioni Frantoio e Cantina in Montefalco (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi online trip maker.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Studio Moretti Caselli, Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Highlights from your plan

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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