17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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17 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Naples
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Piazza Ducale. Let the collections at Museo di Santa Giulia and Bagatti Valsecchi Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Brescia Castle (in Brescia) and Castello Sforzesco (in Vigevano). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

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Los Angeles, USA to Milan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Milan is 9 hours. June in Milan sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vigevano, Brescia
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza Ducale ©
Piazza Ducale
Museo di Santa Giulia ©
Museo di Santa Giulia

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Cannaregio. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: San Fermo Maggiore, Verona (in Verona) and Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico (in Vicenza). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary app .

Take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. June in Venice sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Basilica di Santa Croce. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Duomo di Pisa and Eremo Le Celle. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Abbazia di Sant'Antimo (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), Eremo di Montesiepi (in Chiusdino) and Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Florence sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Eremo di Montesiepi, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo, Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro, Piazza Pio II
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Villa d'Este and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Piazza Navona are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Tarquinia (Necropoli di Tarquinia & Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

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Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tarquinia, Villa d'Este, Duomo di Orvieto
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some cultural insight at Underground Naples and The Neapolis Buried. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Galleria Borbonica and Cloister of Santa Chiara. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Cassino (Monte Cassino Polish War Cemetery & Cassino Memorial). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, get curious at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), and make a trip to Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Naples driving holiday planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii, Cassino, Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Forum ©
Forum

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