16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Ravello
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Como
— 2 nights
5
Verona
— 1 night
6
Venice
— 3 nights

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Do your shopping at Ravello Arte and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Get outdoors at Fornillo and Valle delle Ferriere. When in Ravello, make a side trip to see Spiaggia Lannio in Cetara, approximately Cetara away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello, and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Ravello online journey planner.

Chicago, USA to Ravello is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Chicago in September, with lows around 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Torre dei Normanni, Fornillo, Spiaggia Lannio
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Head to Goccia Shoes and LE GEMME di Leolinifor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Como.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 21st (Fri), stop by Tea World, look for all kinds of wild species at I Falconieri del Feudo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, look for all kinds of wild species at Oasi WWF del Bassone, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Onno.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Como holiday maker.

Getting from Florence to Como by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Como can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Como

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Duomo di Milano, Spiaggia di Onno
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
I Falconieri del Feudo ©
I Falconieri del Feudo
Tea World ©
Tea World

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally stop by Quinzano.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona journey builder tool.

Getting from Como to Verona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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 Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and St Mark's Campanile. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and visit Campo del Ghetto.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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