15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 day
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Siena
— 1 night
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Positano
— 2 nights
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Pompeii
— 1 night
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Taormina, Sicily
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights

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Milan

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Milan travel route planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Milan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Milan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in September, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

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

1
night
Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

Start your trip to Siena by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Siena, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Battistero di San Giovanni ©
Battistero di San Giovanni

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Rome

Rome ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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

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Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at Ceramiche Casola, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally get a dose of the wild on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Positano route planner.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Positano, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pompeii.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): delve into the distant past at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pompeii trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Positano to Pompeii in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Positano in October, plan for little chillier nights in Pompeii, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Pompeii

Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri
Temple of Jupiter
Temple of Jupiter

3
nights
Taormina, Sicily

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Taormina: Linguaglossa (Etna Donkey Trekking & Gambino Vini) and Dario Vaghi - Etna Excursion Naturalistic Guide (in Viagrande). Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with Escursioni in Barca con Daniele e Salvo, stop by Made in Sicily Taormina, delve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Taormina, and scramble along the landscape with Sicily Legend.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Taormina tour itinerary builder.

Fly from Pompeii to Taormina in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Pompeii in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Taormina. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gambino Vini ©
Gambino Vini
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina

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Venice

Venice ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take a stroll through Cannaregio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Taormina to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Taormina in October: high temperatures in Venice hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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