10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy trip planner
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Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
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Florence
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre — 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kids will enjoy Bagno Carlo and Stabilimento Aurora II. Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro and Villa del Principe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Monesteroli (in La Spezia), Isola Palmaria (in Porto Venere) and Levanto to Monterosso Trail (in Levanto). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, contemplate the long history of Musei di Strada Nuova - Palazzo Bianco, kick back and relax at Baia di Paraggi, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno Grazia.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary planning app.

Seattle, USA to Cinque Terre is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in June: highs in Cinque Terre hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence — 1 night

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 23rd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Corridoio Vasariano, stroll through Lido Di Camaiore, look for gifts at Wine & Cheese shop, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Strozzi, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Florence tour builder tool.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.
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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 24th (Sat): head off the coast to Giudecca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Lazzaro degli Armeni, take an in-depth tour of Museo di Palazzo Grimani, then admire the masterpieces at Fondazione Querini Stampalia, and finally don't miss a visit to The Gritti Epicurean School. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Mocenigo, visit San Polo, examine the collection at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys, then explore the venue of Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista di Venezia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning website.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria in Organo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at S. Giovanni in Valle, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Villa Della Torre.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Verona road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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