7 days in Italy Itinerary

7 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Drive
1
Verona
Drive
2
Parma
— 1 night
Drive
3
Cinque Terre
— 1 day
Drive
4
Massa
— 1 night
Drive
5
Forte Dei Marmi
Drive
6
Viareggio
Drive
7
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive
8
Pisa
— 1 day
Drive
9
Livorno
— 1 night
Drive
10
Florence
— 1 day
Drive
11
Ferrara
— 1 night
Drive
12
Padua
Drive
13
Bardolino
— 1 night
Drive

S M T W T F S
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Verona

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), make a trip to Santa Maria Antica and then experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

Planning Verona trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Vipiteno to Verona is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, Verona is a bit warmer than Vipiteno - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Parma.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Nightlife

Parma

— 1 night

Capital of Italian Food Valley

Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
You've now added Battistero di Parma to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Antonio Abate Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiostri di S.Giovanni Evangelista, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Parma trip builder app.

You can drive from Verona to Parma in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Parma, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Parma

Historic Sites

Cinque Terre

— 1 day

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 24th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, and finally take a stroll around Vernazza.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Parma to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Cinque Terre sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Massa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Massa

— 1 night
Massa is a town and comune in Tuscany, central Italy, the administrative centre of the province of Massa and Carrara. To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Massa day trip planning site.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Massa in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Massa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Forte Dei Marmi on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Massa

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Forte Dei Marmi

Forte dei Marmi is a sea town and comune in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany (Italy). For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Forte Dei Marmi online trip itinerary planner.

Forte Dei Marmi is just a stone's throw from Massa. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel to Viareggio.

Things to do in Forte Dei Marmi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nightlife

Viareggio

Viareggio is a city and comune in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Viareggio road trip planning app.

Viareggio is very close to Forte Dei Marmi. August in Viareggio sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel to Lucca.

Things to do in Viareggio

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Lucca

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Pietro Somaldi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santuario di Santa Gemma Galgani, then admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Romano.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Lucca road trip planning site.

Drive from Viareggio to Lucca in an hour. Alternatively, you can 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 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites

Pisa

— 1 day
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 26th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele Degli Scalzi, explore the world behind art at Museo delle Sinopie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptistery of St. John, then don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa day trip planning website.

You can drive from Lucca to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Livorno.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Livorno trip builder website.

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. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Livorno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nightlife

Florence

— 1 day

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 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence holiday maker 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, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ferrara.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Ferrara

— 1 night

Heart of the Italian Renaissance

With surrounding medieval walls and network of 15th- and 16th-century architecture, the city of Ferrara is often deemed the Heart of the Italian Renaissance.
Plan trip to Ferrara with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Florence to Ferrara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ferrara are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 28th (Fri), you're off to Padua.

Things to do in Ferrara

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Outdoors · Museums

Padua

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Cavour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza delle Erbe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Padua attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Ferrara to Padua takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Ferrara, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Padua, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bardolino.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Bardolino

— 1 night
Bardolino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 130km west of Venice and about 25km northwest of Verona.GeographyLocated on the eastern shore of Lake Garda, Bardolino borders the following municipalities: Affi, Cavaion Veronese, Costermano, Garda, Lazise, Manerba del Garda, Moniga del Garda, Padenghe sul Garda, and Pastrengo. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Al Corno Beach.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bardolino visit planner.

You can drive from Padua to Bardolino in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In August in Bardolino, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bardolino

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.