14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

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Manchester, UK to Florence is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Florence is 1 hour. Traveling from Manchester in August, things will get a bit warmer in Florence: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Assisi trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Assisi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning site.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, Rome is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amalfi: Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Fornillo, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Valle delle Ferriere.

For ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Amalfi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Amalfi hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Venice

— 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 13th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Amalfi to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Amalfi in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, then experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Verona day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August in Verona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Verona

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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.