15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sirmione
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Naples
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
8
Palermo, Sicily
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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 1st (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Zeno - Ca Zen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thenpause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, and finally get lost in a book at Museo Querini Stampalia.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sirmione.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Gardaland Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sirmione day trip planning tool.

Getting from Venice to Sirmione by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sirmione can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Sirmione

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Gardaland Park
Highlights from your plan
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park

1
night
Milan

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.
On the 5th (Mon), buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, see La Casa Maledetta, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally walk around Parco delle Cave.

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Traveling by car from Sirmione to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Nightlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome tour planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. On the next day, stop by Theodora Moda Positano, kick back and relax at Fornillo, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sorrento online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Wineries Outdoors

Side Trip

Positano
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and then make a trip to Miglio Sacro.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a subway. In July in Naples, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

1
night
Palermo, Sicily

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 15th (Thu), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Inferiore della Cappella Palatina, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Palermo.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Palermo sightseeing tool.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Palermo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palermo

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Cattedrale di Palermo ©
Cattedrale di Palermo

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