12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy travel planner

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Bus to Reykjavík, Shuttle to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Fly to Florence
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
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Fly to Reykjavik Keflavik Nas, Shuttle to Bsí, Bus to Akureyri

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 20 min away). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker website.

Akureyri, Iceland to Florence is an approximately 19-hour combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Akureyri in June; daily highs in Florence reach 33°C and lows reach 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Mount Subasio, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Assisi, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip app.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 19:

Venice

— 3 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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 22: