17 days in Florence, Sorrento & Lake Garda Itinerary

17 days in Florence, Sorrento & Lake Garda Itinerary

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Florence
— 5 nights
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Sorrento
— 6 nights
3
Limone sul Garda
— 1 day
4
Sirmione
— 4 nights

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Campo, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Florence trip builder app.

Manchester, UK to Florence is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Florence. In August, Florence is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Siena
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

6
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Visit Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Sorrento side-trips: Spiaggia di Atrani (in Atrani), Villa Romana e Antiquarium (in Minori) and Positano (Nana' Positano & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, get outside with Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare, step into the grandiose world of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, and enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Lannio.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Florence to Sorrento takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and subway. Traveling from Florence in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sorrento, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Limone sul Garda.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Amalfi, Vietri sul Mare, Spiaggia di Atrani
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

1
day
Limone sul Garda

Limone sul Garda ©
Limone sul Garda is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy), on the shore of Lake Garda.HistoryDespite the presence of famous cultivations of lemons (the meaning of the city's name in Italian), the town's name is probably derived from the ancient lemos (elm) or limes (Latin: boundary, referring to the communes of Brescia and the Bishopric of Trento). Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Fonte Torrente San Giovanni, then make a trip to Strada della Forra, and then don't miss a visit to The Bastion.

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Getting from Sorrento to Limone sul Garda by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Sorrento in September, Limone sul Garda is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sirmione.

Things to do in Limone sul Garda

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Strada della Forra, The Bastion
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The Bastion ©
The Bastion
Strada della Forra
Strada della Forra

4
nights
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Castello Scaligero and Grotte di Catullo will appeal to history buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jamaica Beach and Spiaggia Punta Gro. Explore Sirmione's surroundings by going to Lago di Garda (in Garda), Mura di Lazise (in Lazise) and Gardaland Park (in Castelnuovo del Garda). Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with La Barca di Salvo, take in nature's colorful creations at Heller Garden, and raise your glass at Spiaggia Lido Ronchi.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sirmione vacation planner.

Getting from Limone sul Garda to Sirmione by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sirmione

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Castelnuovo del Garda, Lago di Garda, Mura di Lazise, Heller Garden
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Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

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