7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome
— 1 night
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Abbiategrasso
— 1 night
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Tirana International Airport Mother Teresa

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

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Tirana, Albania to Rome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

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Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take a stroll through Cannaregio, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Abbiategrasso.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Abbiategrasso

Abbiategrasso, formerly written Abbiate Grasso, is a comune and town in the Metropolitan City of Milan, Lombardy, northern Italy, situated in the Po valley approximately 22km from Milan and 38km from Pavia.HistoryThe town dates from Roman times. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): steep yourself in history at Chiesetta Dio il Sa, explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero della Lanca Di Bernate, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Ducale, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Di Santa Maria Nuova, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Bernardino.

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Drive from Venice to Abbiategrasso in 3.5 hours. In November in Abbiategrasso, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Abbiategrasso

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Province of Milan travel guide

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Shopping Malls · Movie Theaters · Bars & Clubs
Milan is the city capital of the Lombardy Region in Northern Italy and is the 2nd richest city in the European Union after Paris in 2016. It is the second most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper at 1,369,000, and the Metropolitan City of Milan at 3,219,000. Its geographical outskirt, has a population estimated to be about 5,270,000 in 1,891km2, ranking 2nd in the European Union. The wider Milan metropolitan area, popular for Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that comprehends almost every province of Lombardy, the Piedmont province of Novara, and some parts of the province of Piacenza which counts an estimated total population of 8,123,020.Milan is Italy's main industrial and financial capital and corporation hub home to thousands of the most important companies worldwide. In terms of GDP, it has the largest economy among European non-capital cities. Milan is considered part of the Blue Banana and has now become the wealthiest city among the economic rivalry "Four Motors for Europe."

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