18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 day
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Siena
— 2 nights
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
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Naples
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 3 nights

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Milan

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Milan trip maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, you will find days in Milan are somewhat warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Milan, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Siena

Siena ©

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

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 (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and then learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Siena day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Siena, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Wine Tours & Tastings
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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Amalfi

Amalfi ©

Painted Town

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Fornillo, &more) and Torre di Grado (in Praiano). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Villa Rufolo, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and get some fabulous bargains at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Amalfi tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Siena to Amalfi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Siena in October, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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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. On the 11th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, learn about winemaking at Bosco de Medici Winery, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Naples driving holiday planner.

Drive from Amalfi to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Naples when traveling from Amalfi in October, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri
Bosco de Medici Winery ©
Bosco de Medici Winery

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Rome

Rome ©

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and stop by Trastevere.

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You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Venice

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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