17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Florence
— 2 nights
2
Assisi
— 3 nights
3
Rome
— 4 nights
4
Anacapri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
5
Palermo, Sicily
— 2 nights
6
Venice
— 3 nights

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Pisa and Abbazia di San Galgano. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pitti Palace and The Baptistery of St. John. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Baptistery of St. John in Pisa--about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence tour itinerary planning app.

Toronto, Canada to Florence is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Toronto to Florence, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Pisa, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola and Basilica di Santa Chiara are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto and Rocca Maggiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Rocca Paolina (in Perugia) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio dei Pellegrini.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Assisi online trip builder.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, Cascata delle Marmore, Rocca Paolina
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San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa d'Este and Piazza Venezia. Get some cultural insight at Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Venture out of the city with trips to Villa Adriana (in Tivoli) and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, and take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Assisi in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anacapri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tivoli, St. Peter's Square, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
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Piazza Venezia ©
Piazza Venezia
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls

1
night
Anacapri, Island of Capri

Anacapri
Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. On the 25th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, thenmake a trip to Giardini di Augusto, thentake an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro.

Plan my day in Anacapri using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of train and ferry from Rome to Anacapri takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Anacapri

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Capri
Highlights from your plan
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro

2
nights
Palermo, Sicily

Palermo ©
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cattedrale di Palermo, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe dei Cappuccini, thencontemplate the long history of Norman Palace, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Cataldo and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Palermo road trip site.

Getting from Anacapri to Palermo by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, subway, and train. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Duomo di Monreale
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Duomo di Monreale ©
Duomo di Monreale
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio ©
Santa Maria dell'Ammiraglio
Church of San Cataldo ©
Church of San Cataldo

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 Scrovegni Chapel and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Visit San Giorgio Maggiore and Scala Contarini del Bovolo for their historical value. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, approximately Padua away. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Cannaregio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning tool.

Getting from Palermo to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Padua
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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