17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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17 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Baltimore
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Tremezzina
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Pisa
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
4
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  13​h 15​min
End: Baltimore


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3
nights
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte, examine the collection at Museo del Ciclismo - Madonna del Ghisallo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lorenzo a Tremezzo, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Carlotta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vincenzo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Giacomo, and finally look for gifts at Azalea - Silk of Como.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tremezzina online tour itinerary planner .

Baltimore, USA to Tremezzina is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Baltimore to Tremezzina, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Tremezzina is slightly colder than Baltimore - with highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bellagio, Gravedona, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Museo del Ciclismo - Madonna del Ghisallo, Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cannaregio and Campo del Ghetto. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Castello Estense. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary maker tool .

Baltimore, USA to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Baltimore to Venice due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Castello Estense
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

3
nights
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Explore hidden gems such as Duomo di Pisa and Centro storico. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Camposanto and Castello Malaspina. Get out of town with these interesting Pisa side-trips: Church of San Giovanni Battista (in Riomaggiore) and Castle dell'Aquila (in Gragnola). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cimitero Ebraico, examine the collection at National Museum of Saint Mathew, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Martiri della Liberta.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pisa trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Venice to Pisa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Church of San Giovanni Battista, Castle dell'Aquila, Castello Malaspina
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Camposanto ©
Camposanto
Castle dell'Aquila ©
Castle dell'Aquila

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Piazzale Michelangelo. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Castello di Monteriggioni. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi, and take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Castello di Monteriggioni
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vatican Necropolis and Villa d'Este. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome day trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. October in Rome sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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