4 days in Italy Itinerary

4 days in Italy Itinerary

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4 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sofia
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  6​h
1
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
train:  45​min
3
Portofino
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Varese
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Sofia

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence itinerary planning app .

Sofia, Bulgaria to Florence is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Sofia to Florence, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sofia in October, with highs in Florence at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 8th (Tue), do a tasting at Terra di Bargon and then head outdoors with Monterosso boat tours - A bordo con Beppe.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre online vacation builder .

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Portofino.

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Terra di Bargon ©
Terra di Bargon

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Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Faro di Portofino.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portofino online travel route builder .

Take a train from Cinque Terre to Portofino in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Varese.

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Faro di Portofino ©
Faro di Portofino

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Varese

Varese ©
Varese is a city and comune in north-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 55km north of Milan.It is the capital of the Province of Varese. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Baroffio e del Santuario del Sacro Monte Sopra Varese, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Massimiliano Kolbe, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giuseppe.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Varese trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Portofino to Varese takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Portofino in October, with highs in Varese at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Chiesa di San Massimiliano Kolbe ©
Chiesa di San Massimiliano Kolbe

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