16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Amalfi
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
6
Milan
— 1 night
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Venice

— 2 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Venice is 6 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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 Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome day trip site.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. April in Rome sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Praiano (I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, Cappella Madonna di Costantinopoli, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amalfi tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Rome to Amalfi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in April since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, then learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and finally stroll around Mount Subasio.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Assisi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Assisi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amalfi in April since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Museums

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Classes · Shopping

Milan

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary planning app.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.