7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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New York City
Fly:
17​h 30​min
Venice
— 2 nights
train:
2​h 15​min
Florence
— 1 night
train:
1​h 45​min
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:
17​h 15​min
New York City

1
day
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 21st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Doges' Palace, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice itinerary maker.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

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Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande
Doges' Palace

2
days
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence travel planner.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Venice in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can take a train to Rome.

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Uffizi Gallery
Galleria dell'Accademia

2
days
Rome

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum
Pantheon

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