9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy tour planner

Make it your trip
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 1 day
Fly
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Rome
— 3 nights
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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.
Teatro La Fenice has been added to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Leaning Tower of Pisa has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and then stop by Pellicceria Marabotti Mori. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Pisa

— 1 day
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Pisa trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Pisa are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes St. Peter's Square. On the 13th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then appreciate the history behind La Pieta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally make a trip to Porta Santa. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, and finally don't miss a visit to Vaticano Egyptian Obelisk.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome journey planning app.

You can fly from Pisa to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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