15 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy Itinerary

15 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Assisi
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Venice
— 2 nights
5
Salerno
— 1 night
6
Positano
— 4 nights

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, make a trip to Spanish Steps, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning site.

Hailey, USA to Rome is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hailey to Rome, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Rome is somewhat warmer than Hailey - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenlearn about winemaking at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, and finally learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Assisi road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in June, plan for little chillier nights in Assisi, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenget a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

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
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 3rd (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice vacation website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salerno.

Things to do in Venice

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

1
night
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno, thenshop like a local with Sol’Art Ceramiche, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salerno day trip website.

Getting from Venice to Salerno by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salerno, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sol’Art Ceramiche, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno

4
nights
Positano

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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Fornillo, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, shop like a local with Miniaci Art Gallery, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Positano online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salerno to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Salerno in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Positano, with lows of °F. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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