12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Akureyri
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  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.
Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence journey planner .

Akureyri, Iceland to Florence is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Akureyri to Florence is 1 hour. Traveling from Akureyri in June, things will get much warmer in Florence: highs are around 33°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, then do a tasting at Bibenda Assisi, 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, do a tasting 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 steep yourself in history at San Damiano.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Assisi day trip site .

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Assisi, with lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Roman Forum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome day trip planner .

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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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, nature, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip app .

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can 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
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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