16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Guadalajara
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Riva Del Garda
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Bolzano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Verona
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Naples
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h
End: Guadalajara

1
night
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 2nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, stop by Campo del Ghetto, thenvisit Cannaregio, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Scala Contarini del Bovolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice online trip planner.

Guadalajara, Mexico to Venice is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Guadalajara to Venice is 7 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Riva Del Garda takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Riva Del Garda, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 4th (Sun), you're off to Bolzano.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

1
night
Bolzano

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Piazza del Grano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Francescani, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Domenicani, thenmake a trip to Via Argentieri, thenget to know the fascinating history of Via della Mostra, and finally steep yourself in history at Palazzo Poch (Kaiserkrone).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Bolzano planning website.

Traveling by car from Riva Del Garda to Bolzano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Bolzano

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa dei Francescani ©
Chiesa dei Francescani
Duomo Maria Assunta ©
Duomo Maria Assunta

1
day
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 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), thendon't miss a visit to Porta dei Borsari, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona online holiday builder.

Getting from Bolzano to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Verona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Verona's Cathedral (Duomo) ©
Verona's Cathedral (Duomo)
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Tue), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip website.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 8th (Thu), contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Venezia. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thensteep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Centro Storico. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza Tasso and Il Vallone dei Mulini. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Museo della Carta (in Amalfi), Basilica of Saint Trofimena (in Minori) and Ravello (Le Ville di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Limoni.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Positano road trip website.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Sorrento, Ravello, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Chiesa di San Prisco e Agnello
Highlights from your plan
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

1
night
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 15th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Apollo, thendelve into the distant past at Forum, and then explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Naples tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pompeii
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo
Forum ©
Forum

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