18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Busto Arsizio
— 4 nights
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Camogli
— 2 nights
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Forte Dei Marmi
— 1 day
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Florence
— 1 night
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Volterra
— 1 night
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Montepulciano
— 1 night
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Spoleto
Drive
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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Campagnano di Roma
— 1 night
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San Felice Circeo
Drive
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Naples
— 1 night
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Praiano
— 2 nights
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Busto Arsizio

— 4 nights
Busto Arsizio is a city and comune, in the province of Varese, in the region of Lombardy, in northern Italy, 34km north of Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Busto Arsizio: Vigevano (Castello Sforzesco, Piazza Ducale, &more), Safari Park (in Pombia) and Volandia Parco e Museo del Volo Malpensa (in Somma Lombardo). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuary of Our Lady of Miracles, stroll around Parco della Burcina, and make a trip to Chiesa Di San Michele Arcangelo.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Busto Arsizio online travel planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Milano Linate Airport and Milan Bergamo Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in June, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Camogli.

Things to do in Busto Arsizio

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Camogli

— 2 nights
Camogli is a fishing village and tourist resort located on the west side of the peninsula of Portofino, on the Golfo Paradiso in the Riviera di Levante, in the Metropolitan City of Genoa, Liguria, northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): hike along Camogli - San Rocco - Punta Chiappa Trail, then steep yourself in history at Abbazia di San Fruttuoso, then wander the streets of Santa Margherita Ligure, and finally stroll around Ente Parco di Portofino.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Camogli journey planner.

Traveling by car from Busto Arsizio to Camogli takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Busto Arsizio in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Camogli, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Forte Dei Marmi.

Things to do in Camogli

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Forte Dei Marmi

— 1 day
Forte dei Marmi is a sea town and comune in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany (Italy). Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): kick back and relax at Bagno Maurizio, then don't miss a visit to Pontile Bellavista Vittoria, then don't miss a visit to Pontile Medaglie d'Oro, and finally appreciate the history behind Forte Lorenese.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Forte Dei Marmi trip site.

Getting from Camogli to Forte Dei Marmi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Camogli in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Forte Dei Marmi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Forte Dei Marmi

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 18th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence tour planner.

You can drive from Forte Dei Marmi to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Volterra.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Volterra

— 1 night
Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Volterra journey tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Volterra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Florence in June since evenings lows in Volterra dip to 18°C. You will leave for Montepulciano on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Volterra

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife

Montepulciano

— 1 night

Pearl of the 16th Century

Perched on a limestone ridge in the heart of Tuscany, Montepulciano is known worldwide for its production of red wine, the Vino Noble.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempio di San Biagio, make a trip to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano, learn about winemaking at Cantina Fattoria della Talosa, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then do a tasting at Tenuta Valdipiatta, and finally do a tasting at Az. Agr. Poliziano.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Montepulciano tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Volterra to Montepulciano by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Spoleto.

Things to do in Montepulciano

Wineries · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spoleto

Spoleto is an ancient city in the Italian province of Perugia in east central Umbria on a foothill of the Apennines. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of La Rocca, then snap pictures at Ponte delle Torri, then appreciate the history behind Lynn Chadwick – Stranger III, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Spoleto trip website.

Traveling by car from Montepulciano to Spoleto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Spoleto can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Spoleto

Historic Sites · Museums

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planner.

Drive from Spoleto to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Spoleto in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Campagnano di Roma.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Campagnano di Roma

— 1 night
Campagnano di Roma is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Rome in the Italian region Latium, located about 30km northwest of Rome. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Gonfalone, take a stroll around Trevignano Romano, then learn about all things military at Museo Storico dell'Aeronautica Militare, then steep yourself in history at Porta Maggiore o di Castello, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Martignano.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Campagnano di Roma trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rome to Campagnano di Roma takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Campagnano di Roma can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to San Felice Circeo.

Things to do in Campagnano di Roma

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

San Felice Circeo

San Felice Circeo is a town and comune in the province of Latina, in the Lazio region of central Italy.It is included in that Circeo National Park. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to La Villa dei Quattro Venti, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dell'Immacolata, and then make a trip to San Felice Circeo.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Felice Circeo trip planner.

You can drive from Campagnano di Roma to San Felice Circeo in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in San Felice Circeo can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in San Felice Circeo

Historic Sites

Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from San Felice Circeo to Naples by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 26th (Fri), you're off to Praiano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors

Praiano

— 2 nights
Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Explore Praiano's surroundings by going to Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Fornillo, don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, explore and take pictures at Amalfi Coast, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Praiano trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Praiano in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Praiano

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.