18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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18 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Turin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Ivrea
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Milan
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Bellagio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Colico
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Venice
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Florence
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
8
San Gimignano
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
9
Monteriggioni
— Few hours
bus:  3​h 45​min
10
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
11
Naples
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
12
Pompeii
— 1 night
subway:  45​min
13
Sorrento
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h
End: London


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1
night
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin online vacation maker .

London, UK to Turin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Turin is 1 hour. Traveling from London in February, you will find days in Turin are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ivrea.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
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Piazza Castello ©
Piazza Castello

1
night
Ivrea

Ivrea ©
Ivrea is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano and then stop by Nella Cioccolata.

Plan a trip to Ivrea easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Turin to Ivrea takes an hour. When traveling from Turin in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ivrea, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Ivrea

Historic Sites Shopping
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Nella Cioccolata ©
Nella Cioccolata

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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.
When in Milan, make a side trip to see La Citta Alta in Bergamo, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan travel tool .

Traveling by car from Ivrea to Milan takes 1.5 hours. February in Milan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bellagio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

La Citta Alta
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

1
night
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
On the 1st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, make a trip to Borgo di Pescallo, stop by Profumeria Bellagio, then do a tasting at Enoteca Principessa, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at i Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bellagio trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Milan to Bellagio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Bellagio, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Colico.

Things to do in Bellagio

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi
Enoteca Principessa ©
Enoteca Principessa

1
night
Colico

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colico trip planning app .

Drive from Bellagio to Colico in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Colico can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Vezio
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio

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.
To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice driving holiday tool .

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In February in Venice, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
On the 5th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa.

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Drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monteriggioni.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa

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hours
Monteriggioni

Monteriggioni
Monteriggioni is a comune in the province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany. On the 29th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, admire the striking features of Walls of Monteriggioni, get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico di Monteriggioni, examine the collection at Museo Delle Armature, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta, and finally learn about winemaking at Fattoria Lornano.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Monteriggioni trip planning site .

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Monteriggioni takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Wineries Historic Sites Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. On your second day here, make a trip to Spanish Steps, then make a trip to Piazza Navona, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Monteriggioni to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, look for gifts at Cosmos-Artigianato Napoletano, then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Naples online trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Naples are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Duomo di Napoli ©
Duomo di Napoli

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 10th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pompeii trip planner .

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a subway to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Praiano (Grotte di Suppraiano & Torre di Grado), Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano). Spend the 13th (Fri) on the water with a fishing tour. There's still lots to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, and take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sorrento trip planning website .

You can take a subway from Pompeii to Sorrento in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Sorrento sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Praiano, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Food Tours
Grotte di Suppraiano ©
Grotte di Suppraiano
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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