17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Manoppello
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Siena
Drive
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Santa Margherita Ligure
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monforte d'Alba
— 4 nights
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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added San Marcello al Corso, Church of St. Louis of the French, Chiesa Sant'Agostino, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Rome. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Manoppello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Manoppello

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario del Volto Santo.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Manoppello tour planning tool.

Getting from Rome to Manoppello by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rome in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Manoppello. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Manoppello

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Assisi trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Manoppello to Assisi in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You will leave for Siena on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums

Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Duomo di Siena as well as Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. On the 5th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena and then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Siena vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Siena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Siena are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
On the 5th (Sat), make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santa Margherita Ligure.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Santa Margherita Ligure

— 2 nights
Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35km southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area.Santa Margherita Ligure borders the following municipalities: Camogli, Portofino, Rapallo.It has a port, used for both tourism and fishing activities. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): wander the streets of Santa Margherita Ligure, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia - Santuario di Nostra Signora della Rosa, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Durazzo, and finally stroll around Ente Parco di Portofino. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di San Girolamo al Monte di Portofino - Complesso Monumentale La Cervara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santo Stefano, then kick back and relax at Baia del Silenzio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Margherita Ligure trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Santa Margherita Ligure by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Florence in June, plan for little chillier days in Santa Margherita Ligure, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monforte d'Alba.

Things to do in Santa Margherita Ligure

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Monforte d'Alba

— 4 nights
Monforte d'Alba is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sacro Monte, Azienda Agricola Conterno Fantino and Parrocchia Di San Martino. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Belvedere di La Morra.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Monforte d'Alba trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Margherita Ligure to Monforte d'Alba in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Margherita Ligure in June, Monforte d'Alba is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monforte d'Alba

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.