18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 1 night
2
Venice
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Sorrento
— 2 nights
5
Positano
— 4 nights
6
Amalfi
— 2 nights
7
Rome
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planning website.

Manchester, UK to Milan is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Manchester to Milan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Food Tours

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. August in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, thentake in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and finally let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Forum, contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, thensteep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

To see maps and tourist information, go to the Sorrento online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and subway from Florence to Sorrento in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and subway. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in August since evenings lows in Sorrento dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Pompeii
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

4
nights
Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Positano is known for beaches, shopping, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Positano in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. August in Positano sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

2
nights
Amalfi

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, cruise along Amalfi Coast, and stroll through Ravello-Minori Walk.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amalfi day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Amalfi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ravello, Atrani, Basilica of Saint Trofimena, Parrocchia San Giovanni, Amalfi Coast
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, take a stroll through Trastevere, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Amalfi to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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