17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
3
Atrani
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17 h 45 min
End: New York City

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and Cannaregio. Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and Laguna Veneta. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Basilica di Aquileia in Aquileia, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Orologio, don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice trip builder site.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Basilica di Aquileia
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, then see the interesting displays at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

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You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Atrani.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

7
nights
Atrani

Atrani ©
Atrani is a city and comune on the Amalfi Coast in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. You'll get in some beach time at Lido di Ravello and Spiaggia di castiglione. Escape the urban bustle at Spiaggia di Atrani and Lido Capo di Conca. Get out of town with these interesting Atrani side-trips: Santuario di Montevergine (in Mercogliano), Gole del Calore (in Felitto) and Grotte di Castelcivita (in Castelcivita). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, trek along Ravello - Atrani Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Limoni, and don't miss a visit to Piazzetta Umberto I.

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Getting from Florence to Atrani by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in July since evenings lows in Atrani dip to 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Atrani

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Sentiero dei Limoni, Santuario di Montevergine, Basilica of Saint Trofimena
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Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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