15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Cernobbio
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
Milan
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
3
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Dammam


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1
day
Cernobbio

Cernobbio ©
Cernobbio is a comune (municipality) in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): hike along Sentee di Sort, then admire the natural beauty at Il Giardino della Valle, and then stroll around Il Parco di Villa Erba.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cernobbio holiday planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Cernobbio is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dammam in October, things will get much colder in Cernobbio: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Cernobbio

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Il Giardino della Valle ©
Il Giardino della Valle

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Leolandia and Santa Maria delle Grazie. Step off the beaten path and head to La Citta Alta and Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore. Step out of Milan to go to Bergamo and see Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and engage your brain at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Milan online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Cernobbio to Milan takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Theme Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bergamo, Leolandia
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Leolandia ©
Leolandia
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2 ©

3
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Baia del Silenzio and Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cinque Terre: Dialogo nel Buio (in Genoa) and Porto Venere (Portovenere & San Pietro Church). There's much more to do: hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, get to know the fascinating history of Groppo, stop by Cinque Terre Trekking Gear Shop, and learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip builder site .

Take a train from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Milan in October, expect nights in Cinque Terre to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porto Venere, Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, Baia del Silenzio, Dialogo nel Buio
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Portovenere ©
Portovenere

4
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Biblioteca Piccolomini. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Torre del Mangia & Centro Storico di Siena) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Monteriggioni
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, wander the streets of Cannaregio, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice online trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Venice are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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