15 days in Italy & San Marino Itinerary

15 days in Italy & San Marino Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  6 h 30 min
1
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Rimini, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Bologna, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Tremezzina, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

2
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, tour the pleasant surroundings at Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, then take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata Lungomare, and finally trek along Cinque Terre footpaths. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Path N. 6D, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, and then stop by Fannys Bazar.

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London, UK to Cinque Terre is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Cinque Terre reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Fannys Bazar ©
Fannys Bazar

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

1
night
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo di Stato, contemplate the long history of Piazza della Liberta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santo Marino, step into the grandiose world of Guaita, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Titan.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our City of San Marino sightseeing planning site.

Drive from Florence to City of San Marino in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in City of San Marino, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rimini.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guaita ©
Guaita
Mount Titan ©
Mount Titan
Palazzo Pubblico ©
Palazzo Pubblico

1
night
Rimini, Italy

Rimini
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rimini tour planner.

Rimini is very close to City of San Marino. In September in Rimini, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll set off for Bologna on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Rimini

Outdoors Parks Beaches

4
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Parma (Cattedrale di Parma & Caseificio San Pier Damiani), Modena (Acetaia Villa San Donnino & Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti) and Venice (Lido, Isola di Sant'Erasmo, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, learn something new at Academya Lingue, and steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bologna online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Rimini to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. September in Bologna sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Venice, Parma, Modena
Highlights from your plan
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Lido ©
Lido
Isola di Sant'Erasmo ©
Isola di Sant'Erasmo

2
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
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 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Santuario Madonna di Lourdes, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, stop by Quinzano, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona tour builder tool.

Take a train from Bologna to Verona in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

1
night
Tremezzina, Italy

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
On the 18th (Fri), admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, browse the exhibits of Villa Carlotta, then admire the verdant scenery at Valchiavenna, and finally stop by Azalea - Silk of Como.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tremezzina trip site.

You can drive from Verona to Tremezzina in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a bus. September in Tremezzina sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Azalea - Silk of Como, Valchiavenna
Highlights from your plan
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Valchiavenna ©
Valchiavenna

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan road trip tool.

You can drive from Tremezzina to Milan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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