17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Florence
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 4 nights
Fly

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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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planning website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Florence is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Florence is minus 4.5 hours. When traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September, plan for little chillier days in Florence, with highs around 30°C, while nights are colder with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Siena

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Change things up with these side-trips from Siena: San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard, Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, &more). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Siena travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Venice

— 3 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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice online journey maker.

Drive from Siena to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly to Ravello.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Fiordo di Furore (in Furore) and Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Fornillo, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Ravello travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Venice to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Venice in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Ravello. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip maker.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ravello in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.