9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner

Make it your trip
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Milan
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pisa
— 1 night
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Milan

— 3 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.
Family-friendly places like Leolandia and La Citta Alta will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore and Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2. Take a break from Milan with a short trip to Piazza Vecchia in Bergamo, about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, don't miss a visit to Piazza Gae Aulenti, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the pleasant sights at I Navigli.

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London, UK to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Milan due to the time zone difference. October in Milan sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Venice

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Cannaregio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice vacation planner.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. October in Venice sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

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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 October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:

Pisa

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 13th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baptistery of St. John, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pisa holiday site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Pisa, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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