16 days in Northwest Italy & Hamburg Itinerary

16 days in Northwest Italy & Hamburg Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
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Prato, Italy
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy

— 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Basilica di San Marco, Centro Storico di Venezia, Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the activities along Canal Grande, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Canal Grande, stop by Cannaregio, take in nature's colorful creations at Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally contemplate the long history of Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Venice is 6 hours. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've now added Piazza del Duomo to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
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Drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Pisa sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Prato.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Shopping
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Prato, Italy

Prato is a city and comune in Tuscany, Italy, the capital of the Province of Prato. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Il Castello di Calenzano.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Prato itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Pisa to Prato in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Prato

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Highlights from your trip

Florence, Italy

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

On the 24th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Prato to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rome, Italy

— 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.
For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome travel route planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Milan, Italy

— 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.
Milan is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Milan online holiday planner.

You can fly from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in September: highs in Milan hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Hamburg.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
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Hamburg, Germany

— 3 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg route maker site.

Fly from Milan to Hamburg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Milan in September, with highs in Hamburg at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

Better Photo Walks in Venice has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Better Photo Walks in Venice, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice road trip app.

You can fly from Hamburg to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hamburg in October: highs in Venice hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Classes · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
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