14 days in Austria & Northwest Italy Itinerary

14 days in Austria & Northwest Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
5
Viareggio, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
6
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15

Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Hofburg, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

Planning Vienna trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Vienna is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in September, with highs in Vienna at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can fly to Venice.
more
Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto.

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

Fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Venice is somewhat warmer than Vienna - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:

Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio, and then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.
more
Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:

Siena, Italy — 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 4th (Tue), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, and then make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Siena trip builder.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Viareggio.
more
Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:

Viareggio, Italy — 2 nights

Viareggio is a city and comune in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take advantage of the amenities at Bagno Pervinca, stroll through Bagno Ariston, and then kick back and relax at Bagno Maurizio. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Bagno Grazia, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Carlo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno Hermitage, and finally kick back and relax at Asciutti Carlo.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Viareggio using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Viareggio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Viareggio can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Cinque Terre.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:

Cinque Terre, Italy — 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 7th (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Fegina, then see majestic marine mammals with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, and then trek along Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Viareggio to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Rome.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:

Rome, Italy — 3 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 8th (Sat), explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and then make a trip to Spanish Steps. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cinque Terre to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
more