29 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

29 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy visit planner

Make it your trip
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Assisi
— 2 nights
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Siena
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Bologna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
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Verona
— 2 nights
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Turin
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 4 nights
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Rome

— 6 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome visit planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Rome at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 7:

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 8th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then don't miss a visit to Via San Francesco, and finally learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli, then admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, and finally explore the world behind art at Collegio del Cambio.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Assisi vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:

Siena

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then contemplate the long history of Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Centro Storico di Siena, don't miss a visit to Facciatone, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Siena journey maker app.

Drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Siena, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:

Bologna

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Archeologico, contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, don't miss a visit to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to I Love Maranello, then push the limits with an extreme tour, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:

Venice

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 21:

Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, make a trip to Arche Scaligere, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

Plan trip to Verona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. April in Verona sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:

Turin

— 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo Nazionale del Cinema, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Risorgimento, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, then shop like a local with Galleria Sabauda, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turin trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Verona to Turin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Verona in April, plan for slightly colder days in Turin, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:

Milan

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Il Giardino Botanico - Hotel Villa Cipressi (in Varenna) and Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bellagio). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Milan journey builder website.

Take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Turin in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Milan, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29: