5 days in Italy Itinerary

5 days in Italy Itinerary

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Drive
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Pisa
— 1 night
Drive
2
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive
3
La Spezia
— 1 night
Train
4
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Train
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Genoa
— Few hours
Drive

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Pisa

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chiesa di Santo Stefano dei Cavalieri as well as Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa, explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip planner.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Pisa is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Pisa is a bit warmer than Ljubljana - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

1
night
Lucca

City of a Hundred Churches

Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano, make a trip to Via Fillungo, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucca travel planner.

Lucca is just a short distance from Pisa. September in Lucca sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

1
night
La Spezia

La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. You've added Porto Mirabello, Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia, Monumento a Garibaldi, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico, appreciate the history behind Monumento a Garibaldi, then brush up on your military savvy at Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia, then go for a stroll along the water at Porto Mirabello, and finally visit Portovenere.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the La Spezia online visit planner.

Drive from Lucca to La Spezia in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in La Spezia can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

1
night
Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Spiaggia di Fegina, Borgo Antico, Borgo Storico di Corniglia, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cinque Terre using our trip planner.

You can drive from La Spezia to Cinque Terre in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

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Genoa

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 12th (Sun), stop by Boccadasse, don't miss a visit to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, and finally meet the residents at Aquarium of Genoa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Genoa trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Genoa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cinque Terre in September since evenings lows in Genoa dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.