17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Singapore
Fly:  16 h
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Venice
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Singapore

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, thendelve into the distant past at Colosseum, thenexplore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary website.

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in January, expect Rome to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 4th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Naples, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

2
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, thenview the masterpieces at Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli , and finally get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Siena trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Naples to Siena takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You will leave for Florence on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence route maker website.

Getting from Siena to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Florence, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 11th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, learn about all things military at Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia, thenget outside with Cinque Terre Trails, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Giovanni Battista. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lorenzo, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre journey builder.

Getting from Florence to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In January in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia
Highlights from your plan
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Chiesa di San Lorenzo ©
Chiesa di San Lorenzo

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.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the pleasant sights at I Navigli, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Milan online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, Milan is a bit cooler than Cinque Terre - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice tour planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January in Venice, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
St Mark's Campanile ©
St Mark's Campanile
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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