16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Milan
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Naples
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Milan
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Miami

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Milan online tour planner .

Miami, USA to Milan is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Milan is 6 hours. In May, Milan is a bit cooler than Miami - with highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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.
On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice online vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally steep yourself in history at Underground Naples. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Naples by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. May in Naples sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

7
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna), Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Tower of Pisa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online journey builder .

Traveling by train from Naples to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Naples in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 52°F in Florence. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Basilica San Vitale, Castello del Trebbio, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
On the 29th (Sat), make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Milan trip builder tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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