7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

7 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Northwest Italy travel planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 1 day
Drive
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ravenna
— 1 night
Drive
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Verona
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
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Rome

— 1 day

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 27th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in September; daily highs in Rome reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, steep yourself in history at Porta Perlici, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

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Drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ravenna.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Ravenna

— 1 night

City of Mosaics

Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero degli Ariani, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale, and finally make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia.

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Drive from Assisi to Ravenna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ravenna are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Ravenna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

Getting from Ravenna to Venice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Verona

— 2 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Te, make a trip to Borghetto sul Mincio, and then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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