9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive
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Orvieto
— 1 night
Drive
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Spoleto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 2 nights

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.
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 reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice route planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Venice is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in April, with highs in Venice at 21°C and lows at 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

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Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

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 fly; or take a 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

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Orvieto

— 1 night

Green Heart of Italy

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 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. 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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Spoleto

— 2 nights
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 admire the striking features 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 · Trails

Side Trips

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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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

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