9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
3
Orvieto
— 1 night
4
Spoleto
— 2 nights
5
Rome
— 2 nights

2
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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 next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online day trip planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Venice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Venice. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): stroll through Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

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night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Giovenale, learn about winemaking at Madonna del Latte, then don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Orvieto, and finally admire the striking features of Duomo di Orvieto.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orvieto online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Orvieto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Orvieto are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Spoleto.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Wineries
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Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Chiesa San Giovenale ©
Chiesa San Giovenale

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nights
Spoleto

Spoleto ©
Spoleto is an ancient city in the Italian province of Perugia in east central Umbria on a foothill of the Apennines. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take a stroll through Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto, hike along Albaneto, and then admire the sheer force of Cascata delle Marmore. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Spoleto trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Spoleto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Spoleto, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Spoleto

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Assisi, Il Borgo di Monteleone di Spoleto, Albaneto, Cascata delle Marmore
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Cascata delle Marmore ©
Cascata delle Marmore
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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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.
On the 12th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, then make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Spoleto to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli ©
Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©

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