18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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18 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
Fly + Drive:  19 h 45 min
1
Vicchio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Bordighera
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Milan
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Bologna
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Vicchio
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Las Vegas

2
nights
Vicchio

Vicchio ©
Vicchio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 25km northeast of Florence. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi, then steep yourself in history at Castello di Romena, then do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Andrea a Barbiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get some fabulous bargains at Barberino Designer Outlet, then bet on your favorite at Autodromo del Mugello, then get to know the fascinating history of Ex Stazione di Fornello, and finally make a trip to Casa Di Giotto.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vicchio road trip planning app .

Las Vegas, USA to Vicchio is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Vicchio is 9 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in Vicchio hover around 80°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Vicchio

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Castello del Trebbio, Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi, Autodromo del Mugello, Castello di Romena, Barberino Designer Outlet
Highlights from your plan
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Ex Stazione di Fornello ©
Ex Stazione di Fornello
Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi ©
Castello dei Conti Guidi di Poppi

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 21st (Sat), take a stroll around Vernazza, take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata Lungomare, then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from View Point Corniglia, then explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Vicchio to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Bordighera.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

2
nights
Bordighera

Bordighera ©
Bordighera is a town and comune in the Province of Imperia, Liguria (Italy).GeographyBordighera is located at 20 km from France and it is possible to see the French coast with a naked eye from the town. On the 23rd (Mon), grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclabile Area 24 - Sanremo, then see the interesting displays at Fondazione Pompeo Mariani, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ampelio, and finally don't miss a visit to Bordighera Alta. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Old Bussana (Bussana Vecchia), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Cervo, then admire the natural beauty at Giardino Esotico Pallanca, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Lungomare Argentina.

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Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Bordighera takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Cinque Terre in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 65°F in Bordighera. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Bordighera

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Sanremo, Centro Storico di Cervo
Highlights from your plan
Giardino Esotico Pallanca ©
Giardino Esotico Pallanca
Bordighera Alta ©
Bordighera Alta
Fondazione Pompeo Mariani ©
Fondazione Pompeo Mariani

3
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.
Step out of Milan to go to Tremezzina and see Villa del Balbianello, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Milan day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Bordighera to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Bordighera in September since evenings lows in Milan dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Villa del Balbianello
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Castello Estense (in Ferrara), Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Basilica di Sant’Antonio, & more) and Ravenna (Mirabilandia, Basilica San Vitale, & more). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda, contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, look for gifts at Formaggeria Barbieri Dal 1968, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Domenico.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 59°F. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vicchio.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Theme Parks Classes

Side Trips

Padua, Ravenna, Castello Estense
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©

2
nights
Vicchio

Vicchio ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vicchio: Prada Outlet (Space) (in Montevarchi), Eremo di Camaldoli (in Camaldoli) and The Mall (in Leccio). See some other sides of Vicchio: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary, see human ingenuity at work at Diga di Ridracoli, and explore the historical opulence of Rocca di Brisighella.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Vicchio holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Bologna to Vicchio takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vicchio

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Eremo di Camaldoli, Diga di Ridracoli, La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary, La Rocca Manfrediana, Castello di Gressa
Highlights from your plan
La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary ©
La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary
Eremo di Camaldoli ©
Eremo di Camaldoli
Diga di Ridracoli ©
Diga di Ridracoli

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