8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

8 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Milan
— 1 day
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Train
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Genoa
— 2 nights
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Milan

— 1 day

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, stop by La Gourmanderie Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Milan travel route builder tool.

London, UK to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, Milan is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping

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.
On the 10th (Sun), stop by Cioccolateria Via Conventino, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, then stop by Baol Atelier Creativo, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Verona driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Verona are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife · Neighborhoods

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Janniderma and Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, stop by Atelier Classe s.r.l, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Genoa

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni Aldebaran and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Wanda. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Minaglia Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni Marina Stabilimento Balneare.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Genoa tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Genoa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in July, Genoa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

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