7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner

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Pisa
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Livorno
— 1 night
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Como
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Pisa

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo della Carovana.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisa day trip tool.

Uster, Switzerland to Pisa is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In August, Pisa is a bit warmer than Uster - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Livorno.
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Livorno

— 1 night

Naples of the North

Considered one of Tuscany's newer cities, the busy port city of Livorno boasts modern charm uncharacteristic of the region.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo dell'Accademia Navale and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Boccale.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Livorno tour itinerary site.

Getting from Pisa to Livorno by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Florence.

Things to do in Livorno

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip app.

Traveling by car from Livorno to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Tours

Venice

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally head off the coast to Lido. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Como.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Como

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): head outdoors with Aero Club Como and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido Villa Olmo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Como trip app.

Drive from Venice to Como in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches