Two-Week Relaxed Italy Road Trip from Turin to Genoa, Florence, and Milan

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15 days & 14 nights
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Jan. - Dec.
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Experience Italy like never before on this 15-day relaxed road trip, traversing through Turin, Cavoretto, Genoa, Pisa, Florence, Bologna, and Milan. This self-drive vacation offers a tranquil journey through the heart-stopping beauty found in Italy.

This self-drive package allows you to travel through picture-perfect landscapes in Italy at a relaxed pace. Get a dose of comfort, fun, and recreation in Turin, Cavoretto, Genoa, Pisa, Florence, Bologna, and Milan. Make yourself at home at top-rated hotels and stay 4 nights in Turin, 2 nights in Genoa, 5 nights in Florence, and 3 nights in Milan. Finally, taste the local food and enjoy a refreshing drink at the most popular restaurants and bars along your road trip route in Italy.

Freedom of choice is key to a relaxing road trip in Italy. For your self-drive vacation, we’ll offer you a selection of the best rental vehicles with CDW insurance. Upon arrival in Turin, you’ll collect your rental car of choice. From there, you’ll begin your 15-day journey across Italy and discover its unique culture, history, and diverse scenery.

Experience the essence of leisurely self-drive exploration across Italy with our handpicked selection of accommodations. From relaxed stays at renowned 5-star hotels offering magnificent views to comfortable 3-star options that cater to budget-conscious travelers, we ensure your journey is optimized for relaxation and comfort. Discover the perfect place to stay and unwind as you embark on a laid-back adventure in Italy.

We’ll introduce you to some of the best travel destinations in Italy. This relaxed road trip features the stunning Duomo di Milano Museum. Another highlight of this self-drive tour is the captivating Ponte Vecchio.

Traveling leisurely through Italy means you could spend as much time as you want at the magnificent Leaning Tower of Pisa. You’ll have plenty of time to take in each attraction's unique features, learn its unique history, and appreciate it to the fullest.

Enjoy strolling through Italy's shopping hotspots near your accommodation. Visit shops, discover the locals’ way of life, or try various specialties. Don't forget to bring home a piece of the country that will remind you of your relaxing vacation in Italy.

Between sightseeing, you can make the most of your downtime and join a popular tour in Italy. This relaxed road trip also gives you plenty of time to stroll through Italy's shopping hotspots. Through these experiences, you'll have plenty of opportunities to discover the locals’ way of life and soak in the rich cultural heritage of the Italy.

This self-drive vacation package includes everything you need for a stress-free, easy road trip through Italy. You’ll have a cozy place to stay for 14 nights, with a selection of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll also provide you with the best car rental you can use throughout the 15 days of your self-drive road trip in Italy. On top of all that, you also have the option to add flights to your travel plan and personalize each day of your itinerary by adding tours and tickets.

This self-drive package includes 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide. You can access the guide at any point of your journey through our mobile app, where you can also keep and organize your travel documents.

Spend an amazing 15-day vacation in Italy and get to know more about this fantastic destination. Choose your travel dates and plan a laid-back and relaxed road trip in Italy today!

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Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Florence Aerial View of Ponte Vecchio Bridge during Beautiful Sunny Day, ItalyFlorence / 5 nights
Pisa - city in ItalyPisa
Photo of Italy Piazza Maggiore in Bologna old town tower of town hall with big clock and blue sky on background, antique buildings terracotta galleries.Bologna
High dynamic range (HDR) Aerial view of the city of Milan, Italy.Milan / 3 nights
Cavoretto
Photo of beautiful landscape of panoramic aerial view port of Genoa in a summer day, Italy.Genoa / 2 nights
Photo of aerial view of Turin city center with landmark of Mole Antonelliana, Turin ,Italy ,Europe.Turin / 4 nights

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photo of night panoramic view of Duomo square in Milano,Italy.Duomo di Milano Museum
photo of golden sunset over ponte vecchio bridge with traditional boat on the arno river, Florence, Italy.Ponte Vecchio
photo of medieval leaning tower of pisa (Torre di pisa) at piazza dei miracoli (Piazza del duomo), Tuscany, Italy.Leaning Tower of Pisa
photo of panorama of piazza dei miracoli with leaning tower of pisa, Italy.Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
photo of one of the world's oldest shopping malls galleria vittorio emanuele II at night in milan, lombardia, Italy.Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
photo of View of statue of david on Piazzale Michelangelo at morning  in Florence, Italy.Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyCathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Sempione Park, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalySempione Park
photo of square of signoria in florence at sunrise, Italy.Piazza della Signoria
photo of Sunset view of Sforza Castle (Castello Sforzesco) in Milan, Italy. Architecture and landmarks of Milan. Night cityscape of MilanSforzesco Castle Art Library
photo of bologna, Italy. Piazza maggiore with torre dell'orologio and torre dell’arengo, landmark in emilia-romagna historical province.Piazza Maggiore
photo of uffizi gallery in piazzale degli uffizi at night in florence Italy.Uffizi Gallery
PHOTO OF Old Port Porto Antico of Genoa (Genova) with yachts and boats with aquarium biosphere building under stormy sky. Genoa, ItalyAquarium of Genoa
Egyptian Museum, Circoscrizione 1, Turin, Torino, Piemont, ItalyEgyptian Museum
photo of Turin (Torino), Mole Antonelliana tower, simbol of the city. Italy.Mole Antonelliana
photo of High dynamic range (HDR) Fontana dei Mesi fountain in Parco del Valentino, TurinParco del Valentino
Central Market
photo of Galleria dell'Accademia in Venice, Italy.Galleria dell'Accademia
photo of Piazza De Ferrari .Piazza De Ferrari
PHOTO OF New business district Milano Porta Nuova Garibaldi (Gae Aulenti) .Piazza Gae Aulenti
Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyBasilica of Santa Croce in Florence
PHOTOPP OF Arco della Pace (Arch of Peace), Porta Sempione, Milan, Italy .Arch of Peace
photo of view of Teatro La Scala- famous opera house in Milan, Italy.La Scala
photo of view Pinacothèque de Brera - Cour intérieure, Milan,Italy.Pinacoteca di Brera
photo of Bologna, Italy - Two Towers (Due Torri), Asinelli and Garisenda, symbols of medieval Bologna towers.Two Towers
Church of Santa Maria Novella at morning in Florence, Tuscany, ItalyBasilica di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze (FI)
photo of The Boboli Gardens park, Fountain of Neptune and a distant view on The Palazzo Pitti, in English sometimes called the Pitti Palace, in Florence, Italy. Popular tourist attraction and destination.Pitti Palace
The Boboli GardensThe Boboli Gardens
photo of view A picture showing the National Museum of Science and Technology of Milan, Italy.Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci"
photo of Florence, Italy. Palazzo Vecchio (or Palazzo della Signoria ) and Loggia dei Lanzi, twilight scene in Tuscany.Palazzo Vecchio
photo of Milan, Italy panorama. View from Milan Cathedral. Royal Palace of Milan - Palazzo Realle and Velasca Tower in the background.Royal Palace of Milan
Museo Nazionale dell'AutomobileMuseo Nazionale dell'Automobile
photo of Aerial view of the Superga Basilica in Piedmont, Superga, Italy.Basilica of Superga
Parco delle CascineParco delle Cascine
photo of view of MUDEC - Museum of Cultures, Milan, Italy.MUDEC - Museum of Cultures
PHOTO OF Santa Maria delle Grazie or Holy Mary of Grace is a church and Dominican convent in Milan, northern ItalySanta Maria delle Grazie Church
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalyBasilica di Sant'Ambrogio
photo of Porto antico
View of antique castle Borgo Medioevale riverside Po, inTurin city, Piedmont region, north Italy.Borgo medievale (Turin)
photo of David of Michelangelo,Florence Italy.David of Michelangelo
Parco Regionale Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli, Pisa, Tuscany, ItalyParco Regionale Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli
photo of the Palazzo Madam Museum in Torino, Italy on a sunny day.Palazzo Madama
Strozzi Palace, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyStrozzi palace Mantua
photo of view of Genoa Cathedral of Saint Lawrence - Italy.Genoa Cathedral
photo of Tower and cathedral, famous landmarks of Pisa, Italy .Cattedrale di Pisa
photo of Piazza Santo Stefano .Piazza Santo Stefano
Piazza Duomo, Municipio 1, Milan, Lombardy, ItalyCathedral Square
photo of view Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Baptistery of St. John Battistero di San Giovanni early morning at sunrise, Florence, Tuscany, Italy.Florence Baptistery
Piazza Solferino
photo oBrunelleschi's dome .f Brunelleschi's dome
High dynamic range (HDR) Palazzo Reale (The Royal Palace) in Turin Italy .Royal Palace of Turin
Chiesa Parrocchiale della Gran Madre di Dio, Circoscrizione 8, Turin, Torino, Piemont, ItalyChiesa Parrocchiale della Gran Madre di Dio
Giardini Reali Superiors, Circoscrizione 1, Turin, Torino, Piemont, ItalyGiardini Reali (Turin)
Cappella della Sacra Sindone
Fontana dei 12 Mesi, Circoscrizione 8, Turin, Torino, Piemont, ItalyFontana dei 12 Mesi
photo of Bologna, Italy. Piazza del Nettuno and Piazza Maggiore in Bologna, Italy landmark in Emilia-Romagna historical province.Fountain of Neptune, Bologna
photo of Piazza Cln .Piazza Cln

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Day 1

Day 1 – Turin - arrival day

  • Turin - Arrival day
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  • Piazza Solferino
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Your relaxed road trip through Italy starts when you reach the incredible city of Turin, where you'll stay for 3 nights. You'll pick up your rental car in Turin and begin your adventure in Italy.

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Piazza Solferino, a remarkable point of interest where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 6,858 reviews.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Turin. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

When you're hungry and ready to take a break from your laid-back adventure, treat yourself to a delicious meal at one of the best restaurants in Turin.

Begin your culinary exploration in Turin by securing a reservation at Vintage 1997. This renowned restaurant offers an exceptional menu of italian and classic cuisine. For another dining delight, visit Unforgettable, celebrated for its delectable innovative and italian contemporary menu. This acclaimed 1-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, making it a must-visit during your holiday. Looking for a different experience? Discover Piano 35, a top local spot known for its tantalizing italian contemporary and piedmontese menu. With a 1-star Michelin recognition, it guarantees an exceptional dining adventure.

Before calling it a day, visit one of the best bars in Turin. There, you can look back on the highlights of today’s pleasant and invigorating travel experiences, have friendly conversations with locals, and unwind.

Unwind after your meal by stepping into OINOS Vini - Wine Bar - Caffetteria. This venue is celebrated for its extensive drink selections and cozy vibes. Alternatively, Carpe Diem offers a dynamic and energetic atmosphere for a glass or two. Don’t overlook Piper Pub, another top-rated bar in the area.

Raise a toast as you look back into the highlights of today’s laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure in Italy. Enjoy your first taste of Turin as you soak in the city’s unique vibe.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Turin and Cavoretto

  • Turin
  • Cavoretto
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Drive 11 km, 50 min

  • Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
  • Fontana dei 12 Mesi
  • Borgo medievale (Turin)
  • Parco del Valentino
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On day 2 of your leisurely self-drive tour across Italy, you’ll go deep into Turin, where you'll stay for 2 nights, and see some of the city’s unforgettable attractions. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Turin, and meet locals along the way!

When you’re ready for some sightseeing, make your way to Borgo medievale (Turin). This much-appreciated monument is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in 11,639 reviews. Each year, 7,633 people visit this site to admire its unique features.

Next up is Parco del Valentino. This garden has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 42,752 visitors.

Exploring one unique site after another provides you the much-needed variety during your leisurely self-drive tour across Italy. But to satisfy your curiosity or need for adventure, we recommend you add excursions in today’s agenda. You have a great selection of popular activities to choose from in Italy.

When you’re not driving and exploring some of the best places in Italy, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Turin.

Make sure to book a table at Arcadia, a popular restaurant in Turin. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of countless food lovers. Alternatively, experience a taste of Turin at La Taverna Dei Mercanti, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Another top-rated restaurant to try is Trivè Time. As a dining spot that gains consistently high praise from guests, it’s an ideal choice to enhance your time to Turin tonight.

Experience the amazing nightlife in Turin and unwind at the coolest bars in the city.

Cap off your dinner by heading to Tclub Street Bar, ideal for a leisurely evening with a drink in hand. Birrificio Torino is another bar that offers an enjoyable setting. Similarly, QC Termetorino is also a popular place to go on a night out, perfect for relaxing and socializing.

Cherish every minute of your relaxed road trip vacation across Italy.

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Day 3

Day 3 – Turin

  • Turin
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Drive 21 km, 1 hour 19 min

  • Basilica of Superga
  • Chiesa Parrocchiale della Gran Madre di Dio
  • Mole Antonelliana
  • Giardini Reali (Turin)
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Day 3 introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Turin, further proving that leisurely self-drive tours in Italy are extraordinary.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Basilica of Superga. This catholic church building is a popular stop on travelers’ itineraries in Turin, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,182 visitors. Around 100,000 people visit this attraction every year.

Chiesa Parrocchiale della Gran Madre di Dio is another popular place of interest you can visit today. The average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,917 reviews gives you an idea of other visitors’ experience at this attraction.

If it’s still bright and early, make your way to Mole Antonelliana. Visitors have rated this tower an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 45,724 reviews. Mole Antonelliana receives around 237,000 visitors every year.

Giardini Reali (Turin) is another unique site you can experience today. This attraction is a garden rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 5,225 reviews.

Another way to make your easygoing and relaxed road trip in Italy more special is by joining unique tours and activities in Italy. Turin offers a wide selection of experiences for every traveler.

After a laid-back day of exploring top attractions in the area, it’s an excellent idea to sit down for a lovely and peaceful dinner. We’ve collected the most recommended restaurants in the city for you, so you can check out the menus and make your reservation in advance.

Treat yourself to a delightful dinner at Ristrot Guviol, highly recommended for tonight's dining. Or, if you're feeling adventurous, why not try Talent Cafe' Lounge Bar? It's another excellent option with a diverse menu. Consider reserving a table at Tre Galline as well. Known for its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an ideal pick for tonight in Turin.

After dinner, you can choose between heading back to your hotel to recharge, taking a leisurely stroll, or going out to a bar for a relaxed drink in great company.

After your meal, keep the night alive at a bar like Dash Kitchen, known for its lively atmosphere.

Grab a drink and enjoy every passing minute of this night of your relaxed road trip experience in Italy!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Turin and Genoa

  • Genoa
  • Turin
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Drive 172 km, 2 hours 20 min

  • Egyptian Museum
  • Palazzo Madama
  • Cappella della Sacra Sindone
  • Royal Palace of Turin
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Day 4 of your self-drive tour in Italy is your opportunity to see and experience the diversity of the country. You’ll stay in Genoa for 2 nights. Along the route of your relaxed road trip, you can get a glimpse of the locals’ way of life and visit some of the most amazing locations in Italy.

Set your GPS to Genoa and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 2 hours 10 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Genoa beckons with new experiences!

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Egyptian Museum. This museum is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 48,123 reviews.

Next up, make your way to Palazzo Madama. This palazzo has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 9,096 reviews.

When you’re ready for your next sight of the day, continue to Cappella della Sacra Sindone. This church has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,749 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit Royal Palace of Turin. This royal palace is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,245 visitors.

Continue your laid-back road trip exploration of the best attractions in Italy at Genoa. Select from top hotels and accommodations in the city to recharge and rejuvenate.

Exploring the food culture in Genoa offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

Experience a taste of local culinary excellence while in Genoa by securing a table at San Giorgio. Esteemed as a 1-star Michelin restaurant, it features an exceptional modern and ligurian menu. For an alternative taste experience, visit The Cook, famous for its scrumptious modern dishes. This 1-star Michelin venue consistently impresses guests, making it a standout addition to your holiday plans. Looking for another choice? Discover Il Marin, a local favorite celebrated for its exquisite seafood and contemporary cuisine in Genoa. Located in the heart of the city, this 1-star Michelin restaurant is an ideal pick for seafood and contemporary cuisine lovers seeking top-notch culinary experiences.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

After enjoying a delightful dinner, why not delve into the vibrant local bar scene? You might want to spend the evening at Scurreria Beer & Bagel, a well-loved spot among locals and tourists. Or, head to La Lepre. This bar boasts a welcoming environment that is perfect for winding down.

Free your mind of worries as you enjoy the taste of freedom on your laid-back, relaxed road trip adventure across Italy.

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Day 5

Day 5 – Genoa

  • Genoa
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Drive 2 km, 36 min

  • Porto antico
  • Aquarium of Genoa
  • Genoa Cathedral
  • Piazza De Ferrari
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Day 5 of your relaxed road trip through Italy means 24 hours of making the best memories in Genoa. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the city of Genoa!

Make porto antico one of your first sightseeing stops in Genoa. Rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 12,414 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Aquarium of Genoa is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This public aquarium is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 62,259 reviews. Up to 1,200,000 travelers visit this site every year to make their time in Genoa special.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Genoa Cathedral. This cathedral has been rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 8,971 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to piazza De Ferrari. A trip to this popular square is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.6 out of 5-star rating as given by 34,312 previous visitors.

Get a more in-depth understanding of Genoa by checking out the amazing selection of tours and excursions you can add to your relaxed road trip itinerary. Explore more of the city’s wonders, create memorable experiences, and join laid-back to challenging activities.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Genoa, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Savor the flavors at Vivarelli, a top pick for dinner tonight. Alternatively, Trattoria Ugo beckons with its unique menu offerings. Also, consider Tiflis Braceria Pizzeria. With its consistent customer satisfaction, it’s an excellent option for dining in Genoa tonight.

Hang out and unwind at some of the top bars in Genoa.

Raise your glass and toast to another unforgettable, laid-back road trip adventure in Italy!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Genoa, Pisa, Cascine Vecchie, and Florence

  • Florence
  • Pisa
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Drive 293 km, 3 hours 55 min

  • Parco Regionale Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli
  • Cattedrale di Pisa
  • Leaning Tower of Pisa
  • Piazza del Duomo, Pisa
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Day 6 of your relaxed road trip across Italy promises an exciting agenda full of discovery. You’ll start your day in the city of Pisa and drive in the direction of the hamlet of Cascine Vecchie for some laid-back sightseeing. You’ll end your day in the city of Florence, where you’ll stay for 5 nights.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Cascine Vecchie and set your GPS to Pisa. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 7 min. Upon reaching Pisa, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Start your sightseeing with a visit to Pisa Cathedral. This cathedral is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 8,361 visitors.

Leaning Tower of Pisa is another popular attraction you could visit today. This bell tower has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 116,882 visitors. Leaning Tower of Pisa attracts up to 3,200,000 visitors every year.

Piazza del Duomo, Pisa is also highly recommended by travelers. This square has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 104,550 visitors.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Cascine Vecchie, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Genoa to Cascine Vecchie may take around 2 hours 3 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival in Cascine Vecchie, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Parco Regionale Migliarino, San Rossore, Massaciuccoli. This extraordinary park has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 9,632 visitors.

After a day of exploration, relax at one of the top hotels or accommodations in Florence. Staying in the city enhances your laid-back road trip experience in Italy by offering a comfortable and welcoming environment to recharge in this charming destination.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Italy. When you're not appreciating the best places to visit in Florence, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Treat yourself to an extraordinary dining experience at Enoteca Pinchiorri, a 3-star Michelin restaurant offering an incredible italian contemporary menu. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Santa Elisabetta is one of the best restaurants for creative and mediterranean cuisine in Florence. This 2-star Michelin-awardee earns consistently high praises from guests. We also recommend checking out the menu at Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura. As a top-rated it is an ideal choice for italian contemporary and international cuisine in the city.

Before calling it a day, visit one of the best bars in Florence. There, you can look back on the highlights of today’s pleasant and invigorating travel experiences, have friendly conversations with locals, and unwind.

Following your dinner, dive into the local bar culture at Manifattura. Alternatively, go to SE·STO on Arno Rooftop Bar, the perfect place for those looking to experience the best of the nightlife. Similarly, Archea Brewery provides excellent drinks and a great atmosphere, ensuring a memorable night out.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your leisurely paced road trip in Italy!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Florence

  • Florence
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Drive 6 km, 45 min

  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Uffizi Gallery
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
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On day 7 of your leisurely self-drive tour across Italy, you’ll go deep into Florence, where you'll stay for 4 nights, and see some of the city’s unforgettable attractions. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Florence, and meet locals along the way!

An excellent attraction to start your day with is piazza della Signoria. This square is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 66,956 reviews.

Continue your journey at Palazzo Vecchio. This palazzo is rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 19,049 travelers from near and far.

Florence is also the home of Uffizi Gallery. This national museum has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 61,794 visitors. Each year, around 2,011,219 travelers visit this top sight, and today is your chance to do the same.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Ponte Vecchio. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 118,099 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Lastly, don't miss out on piazzale Michelangelo. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 77,744 reviews, it’s hard to refuse the opportunity to see this square.

Gain a one-of-a-kind experience on your unhurried and relaxed road trip across Italy by joining a traveler-approved tour in Florence. There are so many fun and eye-opening activities to try out in Florence that will make your slow-paced self-drive tour in Italy more memorable. Check out all the most recommended and top-rated tour options in the city of Florence to find the best options for you!

Exploring new places makes you hungry. Luckily, Florence has multiple restaurants that offer fantastic dining experiences to continue your laid-back and stress-free discovery of the city.

Have a fantastic dining experience at Trattoria Da Burde, a highly recommended choice for tonight's dinner. If you're looking to mix things up, Ristorante Buca Mario offers an enticing alternative with its varied menu. Additionally, Eataly Firenze is worth considering. Renowned for satisfying diners, it’s an ideal option for tonight in Florence.

Before calling it a day, visit one of the best bars in Florence. There, you can look back on the highlights of today’s pleasant and invigorating travel experiences, have friendly conversations with locals, and unwind.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your leisurely paced road trip in Italy!

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Day 8

Day 8 – Florence

  • Florence
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Drive 18 km, 1 hour 17 min

  • Parco delle Cascine
  • Strozzi palace Mantua
  • Pitti Palace
  • The Boboli Gardens
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Day 8 introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Florence, further proving that leisurely self-drive tours in Italy are extraordinary.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to Parco delle Cascine. This extraordinary park is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 14,875 visitors.

Next, make your way to Strozzi palace Mantua. This top attraction is a palazzo with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 9,058 visitors.

We also recommend a visit to Pitti Palace. Hosting 198,270 visitors every year, Pitti Palace is one of the most popular places to visit in Florence. This art museum is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 23,445 travelers.

If you’re keen to keep exploring, visit The Boboli Gardens. This highly recommended sightseeing destination has received an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 25,341 travelers.

Tours often allow you to see beyond what books and social media feature about Florence, its culture, and people. So for a more meaningful travel experience in the city, we recommend you join one of the most popular tours available for your relaxed road trip across Italy.

Mealtimes are the perfect opportunities to immerse yourself in the local culture of Italy. When you're not appreciating the best places to visit in Florence, explore the city like a local by trying out the best restaurants in the area.

Make sure to reserve a table at Tijuana, an iconic dining spot in Florence. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Djària - American Bar, a popular restaurant in Florence. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Ristorante Buca Niccolini, a hidden gem nestled in Florence. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

After dinner, it’s time to fall in love with the amazing nightlife in Florence and unwind at some of the best bars in the city.

Grab a drink and enjoy every passing minute of this night of your relaxed road trip experience in Italy!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Florence

  • Florence
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Drive 2 km, 29 min

  • Florence Baptistery
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
  • Brunelleschi's dome
  • Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence
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Day 9 of your relaxed road trip through Italy means 24 hours of making the best memories in Florence. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the city of Florence!

Drop by the renowned Florence Baptistery. This popular baptistery has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 6,461 visitors.

Another unforgettable place to experience is Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 76,359 visitors, this church deserves a spot on today's sightseeing itinerary.

We also recommend a visit to Brunelleschi's dome. This dome has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 6,199 reviews.

Another favorite attraction in the area is Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence. This church and popular place of interest enjoys a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 28,544 local and international travelers.

Get a dose of thrill, excitement, and inspiration on day 9 of your unhurried and relaxed road trip in Italy. Check out the tours and tickets you can add to your Florence itinerary and feel all the emotions in this wonderful city.

Exploring the food culture in Florence offers you an exciting chance to connect with locals and experience diversity along your relaxed road trip. When you’re ready to eat, we recommend you visit one of the best dining spots in the city.

Dine in style at Cibrèo Caffè, a top recommendation for dinner tonight. Or, for a change of pace, Ristorante Le Volte Firenze boasts a menu that's sure to impress. Also, be sure to check out Ristorante Romantico il Paiolo. Known as a local hotspot, it’s a great choice for tonight in Florence.

If you’re not yet ready to call it a night, head back out to celebrate your vacation with a drink. This is a great time to slow down, look back at your day, and raise a toast to your wonderful holiday in Italy.

Toast to another unforgettable and relaxing road trip adventure in Italy!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Florence

  • Florence
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Drive 3 km, 45 min

  • David of Michelangelo
  • Galleria dell'Accademia
  • Central Market
  • Basilica di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze (FI)
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On day 10 of your leisurely self-drive tour across Italy, you’ll go deep into Florence, where you'll stay for 1 night, and see some of the city’s unforgettable attractions. To learn more of the city's culture, you'll also dine at the most popular restaurants in Florence, and meet locals along the way!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at David, a remarkable statue where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars in 10,476 reviews.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Galleria dell'Accademia. This national museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 34,429 travelers. Given the site's popularity, it’s easy to understand why more than 1,719,645 people visit it every year.

Central Market is another must-visit attraction. This renowned sightseeing destination offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars by 43,100 travelers, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit Basilica di Santa Maria Novella, Firenze (FI). This well-loved archives boasts a 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 23,075 reviews.

Make the most of your time in the country by joining activities that let you discover more about Italy. Check out all of the tours you can join this day of your leisurely self-drive holiday in Italy and ensure the experience of a lifetime.

When you’re not driving and exploring some of the best places in Italy, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Florence.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Osteria Tripperia Il Magazzino, an iconic dining spot in Florence. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Ristorante La Spada, a popular restaurant in Florence. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Osteria Vecchio Cancello, a hidden gem nestled in Florence. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

If you feel like it, head out to a bar to celebrate another fantastic day in Florence and take the pulse of the city’s nightlife. Enjoy the night without rushing to fully appreciate it.

Savor the rest of the night and celebrate another incredible relaxed road trip adventure in the magical Florence!

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Day 11

Day 11 – Florence, Bologna, and Milan

  • Milan
  • Bologna
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Drive 326 km, 4 hours 12 min

  • Piazza Santo Stefano
  • Two Towers
  • Piazza Maggiore
  • Fountain of Neptune, Bologna
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Day 11 of your easy and relaxed road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to travel leisurely and experience more than one place in one day. You will start your day by exploring some of the best sights in the city of Bologna. By the end of the day, you’ll drive in the direction of the city of Milan, where you’ll stay at a top-rated hotel of your choice for 3 nights.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Bologna. This car ride takes around 1 hour 35 min.

Make Piazza Santo Stefano one of your first sightseeing stops in Bologna. Rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,617 travelers, a visit to this local attraction makes for a great introduction to the area.

Two Towers is a worthwhile attraction you can visit next. This tower is a valued place of interest in the area, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 25,975 reviews.

Today is also the perfect opportunity to drop by Piazza Maggiore. This square has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 64,523 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore more, head to Fountain of Neptune, Bologna. A trip to this popular fountain is also your opportunity to see if it lives up to the reputable 4.7 out of 5-star rating as given by 3,952 previous visitors.

When you’re not exploring beautiful places, you’ll have a relaxed time at Milan. Here, you can choose from the best selection of hotels and places to stay as you get to know more about this spectacular city.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Milan, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations and treat yourself to a nice meal.

Dive into a culinary adventure like no other in Milan by booking a table at Enrico Bartolini al Mudec. This popular restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of creative cuisine. For another culinary dining option, venture to Seta by Antonio Guida, celebrated for its delectable international and contemporary menu. This acclaimed 2-star Michelin-recipient consistently leaves guests satisfied, ensuring an essential addition to your holiday itinerary. Seeking an alternative? Discover Il Luogo Aimo e Nadia, a top local restaurant known for its tantalizing italian contemporary and modern menu. With a 1-star Michelin recognition, it promises an exceptional dining experience not to be missed.

As the day is coming to an end, retreat to your hotel for some rest, or head out to a bar to celebrate your time in Milan. The bars in Milan make the perfect setting for a laid-back drink and chilled hangout with your travel companions.

Explore the vibrant nightlife at Nottingham Forest after your meal, a hub for lively evenings and memorable moments. Or, head to Armani/Bamboo Bar for a great selection of flavorful drinks and a charming setting. Furthermore, Mag Cafe is perfect for those looking to extend their night with a touch of local flavor.

Look back at an amazing day filled with adventure in Italy. And don’t forget to get some rest so you can continue your relaxed holiday in Italy tomorrow with new energy.

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Day 12

Day 12 – Milan

  • Milan
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Drive 1 km, 20 min

  • Royal Palace of Milan
  • Cathedral Square
  • Duomo di Milano Museum
  • Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
  • La Scala
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Day 12 introduces you to many popular attractions and activities in Milan, further proving that leisurely self-drive tours in Italy are extraordinary.

Make Royal Palace of Milan your first stop of the day. Previous visitors have rated this art museum an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 17,538 reviews.

Next up, make a stop at Cathedral Square. With an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 7,539 visitors, it's easy to understand why so many people visit this point of interest every year.

Duomo di Milano Museum is another attraction you can visit on this day of your vacation. This art museum has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 138,554 visitors. Up to 341,609 travelers come to Milan every year to see Duomo di Milano Museum with their own eyes.

When you’re finished at Duomo di Milano Museum, the perfect next stop is Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. This commercial gallery is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars in 91,394 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to La Scala. This opera house is a top place to visit, with a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 26,219 reviews.

Italy makes the perfect setting for a calming but fun exploration. Aside from amazing sights, Italy also offers plenty of tours to enhance your relaxed road trip experience.

After a laid-back day of exploring top attractions in the area, it’s an excellent idea to sit down for a lovely and peaceful dinner. We’ve collected the most recommended restaurants in the city for you, so you can check out the menus and make your reservation in advance.

Enjoy a delicious meal at Nero 9, a top-rated dining destination in Milan. If you're in the mood to try something new, consider Ristorante la Brisa, another top spot with a mouthwatering menu. You might also want to secure a reservation at UNAHOTELS Cusani Milano. With a reputation for consistently satisfied customers, it’s a perfect choice to enhance your stay in Milan this evening.

Take a stroll around the area, head back to your accommodation for the night, or continue your evening at one of the best-rated bars in the city.

Cap off your culinary experience with a visit to some of the most celebrated bars in the area. For instance, Kilburn Cocktail Bar Milano stands out as an excellent choice for a post-dinner cocktail. Alternatively, Bar Frida offers an ideal atmosphere to enjoy the pleasures of the night. The Friends Pub Milano is also a great option that provides a perfect setting for a relaxing evening.

Raise your glass to celebrate another day of your laid-back and relaxed road trip experience in Italy!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Milan

  • Milan
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Drive 11 km, 1 hour 16 min

  • Arch of Peace
  • Sempione Park
  • Sforzesco Castle Art Library
  • Pinacoteca di Brera
  • Piazza Gae Aulenti
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Day 13 of your relaxed road trip through Italy means 24 hours of making the best memories in Milan. So buckle up and prepare to be blown away by the city of Milan!

A top pick for your self-guided sightseeing tour today is Arch of Peace. Previous visitors have rated this monument an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 27,502 reviews.

Parco Sempione is a local recommendation that you also can pay a visit today. This park is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 72,914 reviews.

Another attraction you won't want to miss is Sforzesco Castle Art Library. This library is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 68,714 reviews.

Pinacoteca di Brera is another outstanding experience in Milan. Around 26,077 travelers have rated this art museum an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars. The attraction hosts 417 visitors annually.

If you long for more, Piazza Gae Aulenti is not far away. This square is a lovely addition to your itinerary. Previous visitors have rated it an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 30,398 reviews.

Exploring one unique site after another provides you the much-needed variety during your leisurely self-drive tour across Italy. But to satisfy your curiosity or need for adventure, we recommend you add excursions in today’s agenda. You have a great selection of popular activities to choose from in Italy.

When it’s time to eat, the city has a variety of restaurants and cuisines to suit your palate and complement your relaxed road trip experience. Take a leisurely walk around Milan, while looking for a place to eat. Or, check out our top recommendations and treat yourself to a nice meal.

As a top-rated it is an ideal choice in the city. Enjoy a lovely meal at Vento di Sardegna, a top-rated place to have dinner tonight. Alternatively, if your taste buds call for something different, Palazzo Parigi Hotel & Grand Spa Milano is another top choice with a popular menu. You could also check for a table at Galleria Restaurant. As an establishment that gains consistently high praises from customers, it’s an ideal choice in Milan tonight.

As the day is coming to an end, retreat to your hotel for some rest, or head out to a bar to celebrate your time in Milan. The bars in Milan make the perfect setting for a laid-back drink and chilled hangout with your travel companions.

Continue your lively evening at BhangraBar, a perfect place for winding down or revving up the night, depending on which mood you’re in. Rufus Cocktail Bar is another excellent bar that offers a great selection of drinks to suit any mood. If you prefer to go somewhere else, Ostello Bello Grande ensures a night out tailored to your taste.

Grab yourself a drink and savor every moment of your relaxed road trip experience in Italy!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Milan and Turin

  • Turin
  • Milan
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Drive 148 km, 2 hours 33 min

  • Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio
  • Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci"
  • Santa Maria delle Grazie Church
  • MUDEC - Museum of Cultures
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On day 14 of your laid-back and relaxed road trip adventure, you’ll have the chance to visit more than one remarkable area in Italy. Since this self-drive tour offers freedom and flexibility, you can decide how much time you want to spend in each place to enjoy the memorable travel destinations in Italy.

When you’ve had your share of Milan, prepare for your next destination. Admire the views and listen to some good music as you drive in the direction of Turin. Your travel time is around 1 hour 49 min.

Seize the day by visiting some of the best attractions in the area, like Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. This extraordinary church has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 12,883 visitors.

Next, make your way to Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia "Leonardo da Vinci". This technology museum welcomes around 532,084 visitors yearly and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 22,235 reviews.

While in Milan, we also recommend a visit to Santa Maria delle Grazie Church. This convent has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 13,490 reviews.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to MUDEC - Museum of Cultures. This attraction gets around 626,650 yearly visitors. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 14,355 travelers, this ethnographic museum is a highly recommended stop on your sightseeing around Milan.

In the city of Turin, you’ll find plenty of stay options that will accommodate your need for rest and relaxation after spending your day on the road. Our top recommendations perfectly complement your relaxed road trip vacation in Italy.

When you’re not driving and exploring some of the best places in Italy, it’s time to make your relaxed road trip even more comforting. Sit down for a lovely meal at one of the best restaurants in Turin.

This renowned restaurant holds , and offers an exceptional menu of cuisine. Make sure to reserve a table at Bar Zucca, an iconic dining spot in Turin. This culinary treasure and its outstanding menu have enchanted food enthusiasts from around the world. Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Bicyclette, a popular restaurant in Turin. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Experience the culinary magic of Ristò, a hidden gem nestled in Turin. Known for its exquisite cuisine and inviting atmosphere, it's a dining experience you won't soon forget.

Hang out and unwind at some of the top bars in Turin.

Raise your glass to celebrate another day of your laid-back and relaxed road trip experience in Italy!

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Day 15

Day 15 – Turin - departure day

  • Turin - Departure day
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  • Piazza Cln
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Day 15 of your relaxed road trip in Italy is your departure day. If you have a flight to catch, you’ll drop off your rental car well in advance before your departure. Choose a late flight to enjoy a stress-free last day in Turin.

Maximize your last day in Italy and go on a shopping spree in Turin’s shopping center. This bustling commercial district is conveniently located near your lodging, granting you leisure time to roam and explore its assortment of establishments.

If you love the adrenaline rush of hunting for the best offers and deals in Italy, you’re in for a treat. A variety of goods and gifts await your discovery. Bring a bit of Italy home with you through these charming souvenirs.

If you'd rather pass the time visiting some attractions, this is your chance to go to places you may not have had the chance to explore yet.

Unwind and look back at the past 15 days of your relaxed road trip over a bite to eat. This is your chance to enjoy one last traditional meal in Turin or just grab something light to keep you going.

Treat yourself to a delicious dinner at La via del sale, an excellent option for tonight's dining. Looking for something different? Caffè Elena offers a tantalizing alternative with its diverse menu. And don’t miss Trattoria AlleVolte.

Give yourself enough time to wave goodbye to Turin and begin your journey home. The unforgettable experiences you’ve collected along your 15-day relaxed road trip in Italy is a story you will tell for the rest of your life.

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