59 days in Emilia-Romagna, New York City & Wellington Itinerary

59 days in Emilia-Romagna, New York City & Wellington Itinerary

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Fly to Bologna, Shuttle to Rimini
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Rimini, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Comacchio, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bologna, Italy
— 8 nights
Drive
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Parma, Italy
— 7 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to New York City
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New York City, United States
— 21 nights
Fly
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Wellington, New Zealand
— 12 nights
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Rimini, Italy

— 5 nights

Seaside Capital

A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe (in Classe), Ravenna (Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, Basilica San Vitale, &more) and Chiesa dei Servi (in Forlimpopoli). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at PART - Palazzi dell'Arte Rimini, view the masterpieces at Rosini Gutman Art Gallery, indulge in some personalized pampering at Piscina Riscaldata Buratti, and make a trip to Artisan Printing House Marchi.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rimini tour itinerary planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Rimini is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get cooler in Rimini: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Comacchio.

Things to do in Rimini

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping

Side Trips

Comacchio, Italy

— 3 nights
Comacchio is a town and comune of Emilia Romagna, Italy, in the province of Ferrara, 48km from the provincial capital Ferrara.Geographythumb Comacchio is situated in a lagoon just north of the present mouth of the Reno. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Comacchio: Belriguardo Civic Museum (in Voghiera), Ferrara (Museo di Casa Romei, Castello Estense, &more) and Argenta (Argenta Gap War Cemetery, Consorzio Della Bonifica, &more).

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Comacchio online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Rimini to Comacchio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March in Comacchio, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Comacchio

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Spas

Side Trips

Bologna, Italy

— 8 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Maranello (I Love Maranello & Adrenaline & Extreme Tours) and Modena (Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, Acetaia Villa San Donnino, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Comunale, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Archeologico.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bologna tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Comacchio to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Bologna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Parma.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

Side Trips

Parma, Italy

— 7 nights

Capital of Italian Food Valley

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Museo Casa Barezzi (in Busseto), Soragna (Parrocchia S. Giacomo, Museo ebraico Fausto Levi di Soragna, &more) and Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin of the Rosary (in Fontanellato). Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di Parma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria di Campagna, and relax in the rural setting at Caseificio San Pier Damiani.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Parma online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bologna to Parma in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. March in Parma sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

New York City, United States

— 21 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Philadelphia (Masonic Temple, City Hall Visitor Center, &more) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and walk around The High Line.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City attractions planning tool.

Do a combination of train and flight from Parma to New York City in 13 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Parma to New York City. Traveling from Parma in April, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Wellington.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Wellington, New Zealand

— 12 nights

Harbour Capital

Wellington, the world's southernmost capital city and New Zealand's second most populous urban area, combines the nation's rugged history and nature with its modern and cosmopolitan present.
Get out of town with these interesting Wellington side-trips: Kereru Brewing Company (in Upper Hutt), Picton (Marlborough Sounds & Queen Charlotte Track) and Waikanae Estuary Bird Tours (in Waikanae). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, admire the natural beauty at Wellington Botanic Garden, take an in-depth tour of Wellington Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Pukaha National Wildlife Centre.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Wellington takes 21 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Wellington is 17 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from New York City in April since evenings lows in Wellington dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Emilia-Romagna travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Sacred & Religious Sites
Emilia-Romagna is one of Europe's wealthiest and most developed areas, stretching between the Po Valley in the north and the Apennine Mountains in the south. This is a land of diverse people and diverse landscapes. The striking contrast between the mountainous areas and the long Adriatic coastline offers some of Italy's most spectacular views. The region has a rich cultural and artistic heritage, with a vibrant music scene that is quickly gaining international prestige. Emilia-Romagna produces a range of fine wines as well as a variety of culinary delights, including gold-colored egg pastas like tortellini and tagliatelle. Farther from the tourism-driven coastal areas, the region features a tranquil countryside dotted with parks and nature preserves, ideal for those looking to spend some time hiking, horseback riding, or cycling on their holiday.