15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sorrento
— 2 nights
2
Naples
— 4 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Milan
— 2 nights
5
Bologna
— 1 night
6
Imola
— 1 night
7
Venice
— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll through Spiaggia Grande, kick back and relax at Fornillo, thenstroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Fornillo. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenview the masterpieces at Miniaci Art Gallery, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento vacation planner.

York, UK to Sorrento is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from York to Sorrento. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from York in July; daily highs in Sorrento reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Positano
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Food Tours
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Attractions like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Villa Rufolo make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Castiglione (Spiaggia di castiglione & Lido di Ravello), Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, &more) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, explore the historical opulence of Castel Nuovo - Maschio Angioino, don't miss a visit to Oltre I Resti, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Naples online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Lido Capo di Conca, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto. On the next day, contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Florence by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Naples in August, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a train to Milan.

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Campanini, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Keep things going the next day: see La Casa Maledetta, head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, and then find something for the whole family at Leolandia.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Milan day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Milan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nightlife

Side Trips

Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, Leolandia
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico, pick up some new knowledge with Academya Lingue, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, put a fun spin on your tour with Secret Zone, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bologna online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Imola.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Fun & Games Classes
Highlights from your plan
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Secret Zone ©
Secret Zone

1
night
Imola

Imola ©
Imola is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, located on the river Santerno, in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Bottega Gollini, get lost in a book at Bim Biblioteca comunale di Imola, appreciate the history behind Monumento ad Ayrton Senna, thendon't miss a visit to Palazzo Tozzoni, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Santuario della Beata Vergine del Piratello.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Imola vacation maker site.

You can drive from Bologna to Imola in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Imola are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Imola

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monumento ad Ayrton Senna ©
Monumento ad Ayrton Senna
Palazzo Tozzoni ©
Palazzo Tozzoni
Bottega Gollini ©
Bottega Gollini

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 9th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On your second day here, take a tour by water with Like a Venetian, thensteep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Riva del Carbon.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice online day trip planner.

Getting from Imola to Venice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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