15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
4
Naples
— 2 nights
Fly
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Milan
— 2 nights

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Venice

— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Itaca Art Studio di Monica Martin. Get outdoors at Canal Grande and ATN Laguna Sud. Venture out of the city with trips to Valdobbiadene (PDC Cartizze, Cantina San Gregorio, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Kampala, Uganda to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from East Africa Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Kampala in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Appreciate the collections at Pitti Palace and Aria Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Galleria Gagliardi (in San Gimignano) and Corbucci (in Gambassi Terme). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and La Musa Mosaici. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Le Palme in Castel Gandolfo--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the striking features of Cupola di San Pietro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome sightseeing planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 12th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, then view the masterpieces at Museodivino, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Naples day trip app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 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) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Milan

— 2 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo are in your itinerary. Visiting Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo and Riva Bianca Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Milan with a short trip to Villa del Balbianello in Tremezzina, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Naples to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Naples in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Milan, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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.