16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 2 nights
2
Rome
— 4 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
5
Venice
— 2 nights

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 6th (Mon), make a trip to Spaccanapoli, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and then contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio National Park.

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Portland, USA to Naples is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Naples is 9 hours. Traveling from Portland in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Naples. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as St. Clement Basilica and Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare. Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Vatican City, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Piazzale Michelangelo and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Castello di Verrazzano for their historical value. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Fattoria Casaloste in Panzano in Chianti--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Greve in Chianti
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Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Relax by the water at Baia del Silenzio and Spiaggia di Fegina. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Cinque Terre Trails. When in Cinque Terre, make a side trip to see Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro in Tellaro, approximately Tellaro away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria.

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

Getting from Florence to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In May in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Baia del Silenzio, Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take a stroll through Cannaregio, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto and then cool off at Blue Moon.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Venice by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Blue Moon
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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