21 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy Itinerary

21 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy Itinerary

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21 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
train + subway:  3​h
2
Ravello
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Venice
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Verona
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona. Trastevere and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and stop by L'Artigianato.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Rome, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in Rome hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Head to Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmelafor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L. (in Tramonti), Fornillo (in Positano) and Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare).

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Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Ravello. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Minori, Amalfi, Scala, Le Vigne di Raito, Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L.
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, do a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Vineria del Carmine, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then steep yourself in history at San Damiano, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Assisi trip planner .

You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Assisi, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Vineria del Carmine
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Montioni Frantoio e Cantina ©
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Gallerie Degli Uffizi are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Florence to go to Santa Brigida and see Castello del Trebbio, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crypt of Santa Reparata.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence road trip planner .

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

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.
Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Doge's Palace and St Mark's Campanile for their historical value. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online day trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza delle Erbe and Arena di Verona. Your inner history buff will appreciate Museo di Castelvecchio and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Quinzano, browse for treasures at Libreria Antiquaria Perini, do a tasting at Bertani, and get a taste of the local shopping with Via Mazzini.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Verona trip itinerary site .

You can take a bus from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Milan day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Verona to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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