15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip maker

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Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Fly
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
3
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Taranto
— 1 night
Drive
5
Lecce
— 1 night
Drive
6
Brindisi
— 1 night
Drive
7
Bari
— 1 night
Fly to Bologna, Shuttle to Rimini
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Rimini
— 1 night
Train
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Como
— 1 night
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Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 6th (Fri), stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, and then identify plant and animal life at Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours.

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Limoges, France to Cinque Terre is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Limoges in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Cinque Terre: highs are around 35°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome vacation builder.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Cilento (in Salerno), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Positano (Fornillo & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, go all around town with Adolfo Scotto di Luzio Private Driver, and make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Naples online travel planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Taranto.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Taranto

— 1 night

Città dai due mari (City with Two Seas)

Taranto is a coastal city in Apulia, Southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): stroll through Jonian Dolphin Conservation, step into the grandiose world of Castello Aragonese, and then take in the views from Ponte Girevole.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Taranto route planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Taranto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Taranto, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Taranto

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Lecce

— 1 night

Florence of the South

Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, Lecce.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Lecce journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Taranto to Lecce takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Lecce when traveling from Taranto in August, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brindisi.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brindisi

— 1 night
Brindisi is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. On the 16th (Mon), awaken your taste buds at Puglian Pleasures and then get outside with New Basket Brindisi.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Brindisi trip planner.

Drive from Lecce to Brindisi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Lecce in August, expect nights in Brindisi to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bari.

Things to do in Brindisi

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
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Bari

— 1 night

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 17th (Tue), kick back and relax at Lungomare Imperatore Augusto and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bari itinerary planner.

Drive from Brindisi to Bari in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bari are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rimini.

Things to do in Bari

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
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Rimini

— 1 night

Seaside Capital

A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get outside with Bradipo Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagno Egisto 38, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Pietro 37.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rimini day trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Bari to Rimini in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Como.

Things to do in Rimini

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Como

— 1 night

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stop by Tea World.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Como day trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Rimini to Como in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Como sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Como

Shopping
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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.