15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 15​min
1
Bologna
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
San Gimignano
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Volterra
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence
— 5 nights
+2
train + tram + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

3
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Escape the urban bustle at Lido delle Sirene and La Spiaggia Malu 90 93. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica di Sant’Antonio and Basilica San Vitale. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bologna: Mantua (Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, Camera degli Sposi, & more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Pietro, and see the interesting displays at Museo Ducati.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Bologna online journey planner .

Stockholm, Sweden to Bologna is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in June, expect Bologna to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Mantua, Cattolica, Museo Ducati, Basilica San Vitale, Basilica di Sant’Antonio
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale

3
nights
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Do your shopping at San Quirico d'Orcia and La Bottega del Sale di Duccio Nacci photographer. Get a sense of the local culture at Castello di Monteriggioni and San Gimignano Bell Tower. Explore San Gimignano's surroundings by going to Torre del Mangia (in Siena) and Eremo di Montesiepi (in Chiusdino). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at San Gimignano 1300, admire the landmark architecture of Walls of Monteriggioni, contemplate the long history of Torre e Casa Campatelli, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Cisterna.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Gimignano route builder .

You can drive from Bologna to San Gimignano in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Volterra.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Monteriggioni, Torre del Mangia, Eremo di Montesiepi, San Quirico d'Orcia
Highlights from your plan
Eremo di Montesiepi ©
Eremo di Montesiepi
San Gimignano 1300 ©
San Gimignano 1300
San Quirico d'Orcia ©
San Quirico d'Orcia

3
nights
Volterra

Volterra ©
Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Dog Beach and Bagno Punta Hidalgo. Discover out-of-the-way places like Piaggio Museum and Cala Violina. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Volterra: Santuario di Montenero (in Livorno), Castello dei Vicari (in Lari) and Padule di Scarlino (in Puntone). It doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Palazzo dei Priori and get a taste of the local shopping with L'Istrice.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Volterra tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Volterra takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Volterra

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Scarlino, Santuario di Montenero, Piaggio Museum, Dog Beach, Bagno Punta Hidalgo
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo dei Priori ©
Palazzo dei Priori
Piaggio Museum ©
Piaggio Museum
Cala Violina
Cala Violina

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Basilica di Santa Croce. Venture out of the city with trips to Riserva Naturale Acquerino Cantagallo (in Cantagallo) and Pisa (Camposanto & Duomo di Pisa). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence planner .

Getting from Volterra to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Pisa, Riserva Naturale Acquerino Cantagallo
Highlights from your plan
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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