11 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

11 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Verona
— Few hours
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Milan
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

3
nights
Venice

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.
On the 14th (Sat), make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Venice is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in July; daily highs in Venice reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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hours
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Museo di Castelvecchio, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Verona vacation builder website .

You can take a train from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then see the interesting displays at Castello Sforzesco.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by train from Verona to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, classes, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence planning site .

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and make a trip to Pantheon.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome driving holiday planning tool .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

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Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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