16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
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Naples
— 1 night
Drive
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Ravello
— 2 nights
Fly
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday app.

Sacramento, USA to Florence is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Sacramento in June, you will find days in Florence are slightly colder (83°F), and nights are a bit warmer (65°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, delve into the distant past at Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Assisi online trip maker.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Assisi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, then delve into the distant past at Villa di Poppea, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Naples trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Ruderi della Basilica di Sant'Eustachio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then stroll through Fornillo, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Naples in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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 7th (Thu): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ravello to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Ravello in July, Venice is a bit cooler at night with lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Verona

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally make a trip to I Portoni della Bra.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Verona holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. In July in Verona, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Milan sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.