6 days in Italy Itinerary

6 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Drive to Grottaferrata
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Grottaferrata
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Fossombrone
— 1 night
Drive
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Padua
— 1 night
Drive
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Lucca
— 1 night
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Grottaferrata

Grottaferrata is a small town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Rome, situated on the lower slopes of the Alban Hills, 20km south east of Rome. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Sacro Cuore di Gesu, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Abbazia di San Nilo - Grottaferrata, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia Greca di San Nilo, and finally learn about winemaking at Cantina da Santino.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grottaferrata day trip planning website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Grottaferrata is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Buenos Aires to Grottaferrata, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Buenos Aires in February, with highs in Grottaferrata at 16°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Fossombrone.

Things to do in Grottaferrata

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Fossombrone

Fossombrone is a town and comune in the province of Pesaro e Urbino, Marche, central Italy.HistoryThe ancient Roman colony of Forum Sempronii took its name from Gaius Sempronius Gracchus.Near the Furlo Pass, during the Gothic War, was fought in 552 the Battle of Taginae, in which Totila was overcome by the Byzantine general, Narses.Fossombrone was included in the Donation of Pepin, but remained subject to the Duchy of Spoleto until 1198, when it passed under Papal rule. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte della Concordia, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Roveresca, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Filippo, then admire the landmark architecture of Corte Bassa, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Guerrieri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Convento Dei Cappuccini.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Fossombrone tour site.

Getting from Grottaferrata to Fossombrone by car takes about 3.5 hours. While traveling from Grottaferrata, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Fossombrone, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Padua.

Things to do in Fossombrone

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

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Padua

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, gain insight at Palazzo Bo, steep yourself in history at Chiesa degli Eremitani, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then don't miss a visit to Prato della Valle, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza dei Signori.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Padua tour planner.

You can drive from Fossombrone to Padua in 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Padua are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites

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Lucca

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Lucca day trip planner.

Getting from Padua to Lucca by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Padua in February: highs in Lucca hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.