15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route maker

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Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Drive
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Genoa
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
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Naples
— 3 nights
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Venice

— 3 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Monte Tomba. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and St Mark's Campanile are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Valdobbiadene (PDC Cartizze, Croset, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

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Lisbon, Portugal to Venice is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

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Verona

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): visit Quinzano, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, then examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

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You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. September in Verona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Genoa.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Genoa

— 1 night
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
On the 6th (Mon), take a stroll through Boccadasse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, then admire the landmark architecture of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova.

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You can drive from Verona to Genoa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Verona in September since evenings lows in Genoa dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica of Santa Croce and Piazza del Duomo. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Santa Brigida to see Castello del Trebbio about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio.

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Traveling by car from Genoa to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in September, plan for little chillier nights in Florence, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Rome

— 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Popular historic sites such as Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take a stroll through Trastevere, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

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Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Visit Pompeii Archaeological Park and Catacombe di San Gennaro for their historical value. Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and Catacombe di San Gaudioso are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

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Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Italy travel guide

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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.