28 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

28 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Turin
— 5 nights
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Milan
— 4 nights
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Bologna
— 5 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Rome
— 8 nights
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Turin

— 5 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza San Carlo and Piazza Castello. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale, admire the local landmark of I toretti, get engrossed in the history at Museo Pietro Micca, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

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Montreal, Canada to Turin is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in November: high temperatures in Turin hover around 11°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Milan

— 4 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dialogo nel Buio and Abbazia di Chiaravalle. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and admire the striking features of Bosco Verticale.

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Traveling by train from Turin to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Milan sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nightlife · Museums

Bologna

— 5 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cattedrale di San Pietro and Ghirlandina. Explore Bologna's surroundings by going to Rocca di Vignola (in Vignola) and Modena (Palazzo Comunale di Modena, Galleria Estense, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Domenico, and don't miss a visit to Casa Isolani.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bologna trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Milan to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Bologna, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico and Tuscany in a Bottle. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano), Torre del Mangia (in Siena) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Stibbert Museum, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florence holiday maker tool.

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bologna, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Rome

— 8 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. November in Rome sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips