12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Start: Akureyri
+3
Bus + Shuttle + Fly + Train:  10 h 30 min
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Venice
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  9 h 15 min
End: Akureyri

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
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 15 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 appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

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 18.5-hour combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. 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

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenlearn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, thenlearn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. Keep things going the next day: walk around Mount Subasio, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, thenexamine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Assisi attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Assisi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Parks
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Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

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 travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of 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 3.5 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
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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