5 days in Italy Itinerary

5 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rijeka
Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 1 night
Shuttle:  30 min
2
Padua
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Bologna
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Montecatini Terme
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
End: Rijeka

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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 17th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thenmake a trip to Basilica di San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice planning tool.

Rijeka, Croatia to Venice is an approximately 3-hour car ride. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the shuttle to Padua.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Padua

Padua
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
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Traveling by shuttle from Venice to Padua takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Padua, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to Bologna.

Things to do in Padua

Historic Sites Nightlife Parks
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Bologna

Bologna
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bologna planning website.

Traveling by car from Padua to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Padua, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bologna, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 22°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Nightlife Tours
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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Museo della Misericordia di Firenze, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montecatini Terme.

Things to do in Florence

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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Montecatini Terme

Montecatini Terme ©
Montecatini Terme is an Italian municipality of 21,095 inhabitants within the province of Pistoia in Tuscany, Italy. On the 19th (Wed), make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Giuseppe Giusti, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Montecatini Alto, and then Head underground at Grotta Maona.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Montecatini Terme trip tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Montecatini Terme takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Montecatini Terme, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montecatini Terme

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Pisa, Le mura di Lucca
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Montecatini Alto ©
Montecatini Alto
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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