7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 day
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Rome
— 2 nights
3
Assisi
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 1 night
5
Venice
— 1 night

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Milan

Milan ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milan holiday maker website.

Athens, Greece to Milan is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Milan is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in October, expect Milan to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome travel planner.

You can fly from Milan to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Milan in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Rome, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, then stop by Terra Umbra, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi holiday builder website.

Drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
Rocca Maggiore ©
Rocca Maggiore

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 31st (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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