12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Train
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Lido di Venezia
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Riva Del Garda
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Auronzo di Cadore
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Chatillon
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Courmayeur
Drive
6
Pisa
— 1 day

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Lido di Venezia

— 2 nights
An 11 km (7 mi) sandbar, Lido di Venezia provides a home for three settlements.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Hotel des Bains and then pause for some photo ops at Cometa di Vetro. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Oasi Ca' di Mezzo, then examine the collection at Museo del Vetro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, and finally kick back and relax at Blue Moon.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Lido di Venezia trip planning tool.

Pisa to Lido di Venezia is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Lido di Venezia

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Riva Del Garda

— 2 nights
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. On the 14th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, and then explore the activities along Lago di Molveno. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Parco Grotta Cascata Varone and then listen to music at Il Vittoriale degli Italiani.

Before you visit Riva Del Garda, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Lido di Venezia to Riva Del Garda in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Riva Del Garda are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Auronzo di Cadore.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Auronzo di Cadore

— 2 nights
Auronzo di Cadore is a comune (municipality) in the province of Belluno (Cadore) in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 120km north of Venice and about 50km northeast of Belluno.The municipality of Auronzo di Cadore has the famous mountain group of the Tre Cime di Lavaredo and Lake Misurina. On the 16th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Tre Cime di Lavaredo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Michele, and then stop by Alpe Pragas Srl. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Misurina.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Auronzo di Cadore trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Auronzo di Cadore takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Auronzo di Cadore are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chatillon.

Things to do in Auronzo di Cadore

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Chatillon

— 4 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Falesia di Croveo and Rifugio Arbolle. Castello di Fenis and Campanile di Montecrestese will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Chatillon: Orta San Giulio (Sacro Monte di Orta & Lake Orta), Zoom Torino (in Cumiana) and Sacra di San Michele (in Sant'Ambrogio di Torino).

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chatillon day trip planning website.

Drive from Auronzo di Cadore to Chatillon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Courmayeur.

Things to do in Chatillon

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

Courmayeur

Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Courmayeur online attractions planner.

You can drive from Chatillon to Courmayeur in an hour. You will leave for Pisa on the 21st (Tue).

Things to do in Courmayeur

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Pisa

— 1 day
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of San Frediano, admire the natural beauty at Palazzo Pfanner, then contemplate the long history of St Martin Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Courmayeur to Pisa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.