21 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

21 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Turin
— 4 nights
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Genoa
— 3 nights
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Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 4 nights
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Siena
— 5 nights
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Venice
— 3 nights

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Turin

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City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Explore hidden gems such as Castello di Verres and Azienda Agricola Negro Angelo & Figli. Visit Castello di Fenis and Teatro Romano for their historical value. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale) and Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario della Consolata, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Superga.

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Edmonton, Canada to Turin is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Turin is 8 hours. Traveling from Edmonton in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Turin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Genoa.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

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Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi. Get out of town with these interesting Genoa side-trips: Portovenere (in Porto Venere), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza (in Monterosso al Mare). There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi and wander the streets of Boccadasse.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Genoa trip itinerary website.

Getting from Turin to Genoa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Turin in June since evenings lows in Genoa dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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Historic Walking Area
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi
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World heritage site
Portovenere
4.8

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Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Visit Spiaggia La Sorgente and Spiaggia di Capo Bianco for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Spiaggia di Chiessi and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from Portoferraio with a short trip to Sant'Andrea LI in Marciana, about 46 minutes away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Spiaggia Della Biodola and kick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Sansone.

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Do a combination of car and ferry from Genoa to Portoferraio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. June in Portoferraio sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Siena.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Spiaggia di Chiessi
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Siena

Siena ©

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di San Gimignano and Castello di Monteriggioni. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: Basilica San Miniato al Monte (in Florence), Abbazia di Sant'Antimo (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate) and Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano). And it doesn't end there: get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di San Galgano, and take in the natural beauty of Cascate del Mulino.

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Do a combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Siena in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Portoferraio in June, expect nights in Siena to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Parks

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Historic Site
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
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Venice

Venice ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at Scala Contarini del Bovolo and San Giorgio Maggiore. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the striking features of Torre dell'Orologio, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday maker website.

You can drive from Siena to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Venice

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Architectural Building
Scala Contarini del Bovolo
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Religious Site
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
4.7

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