16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Monterrey

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.
Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sebastiano al Palatino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner .

Monterrey, Mexico to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
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 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Restituta, then admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples tour builder site .

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Giovanni del Toro, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Naples to Ravello by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Scala
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Assisi online trip builder .

You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ravello in January; daily highs in Assisi reach 11°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Florence day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Doge's Palace and Collezione Storica e degli Archivi Rubelli will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and St Mark's Campanile are in your itinerary. Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Scrovegni Chapel, which is approximately 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

Make your Venice itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, Venice is little chillier than Florence - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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