9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Bagni Alberoni, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take a stroll through Cannaregio, and finally take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Venice is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in September, expect Venice to be cooler, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Monumento a Dante Alighieri, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

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Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, look for all kinds of wild species at Bosco di San Francesco, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Assisi online day trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Parks Wildlife Wineries
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Pantheon. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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