17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Beirut
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 4 nights
Train + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
2
Cascia
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Assisi
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Siena
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
8
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Beirut


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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary app.

Beirut, Lebanon to Rome is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Beirut in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cascia.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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hours
Cascia

Cascia
Cascia is a town and comune (municipality) of the Italian province of Perugia in a rather remote area of the mountainous southeastern corner of Umbria. For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cascia route builder site.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Rome to Cascia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. You will leave for Assisi on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Cascia

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

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hours
Assisi

Assisi
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi day trip planner.

You can drive from Cascia to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Cascia in August since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Siena on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Tours

1
night
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 8th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, then make a trip to Piazza del Campo, and then get lost in a book at Biblioteca Comunale degli Intronati. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, stop by Cravattificio di Siena, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Siena day trip site.

You can drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence online route planner.

Take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get a new perspective on things with Like a Venetian, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Venice itinerary app.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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.
On the 16th (Sun), admire the striking features of Chiesa Di San Pietro, get outside with Cinque Terre Trails, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, then stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take a stroll around Vernazza. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, make a trip to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre day trip tool.

Getting from Venice to Cinque Terre by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore
Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore

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nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
On the 18th (Tue), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Milan route builder tool.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Milan in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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