18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary maker

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Colmar
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Naples
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Rome
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Train:  5 h 30 min
End: Colmar


Learn more about your trip

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Scrovegni Chapel, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

Planning Venice trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Colmar, France to Venice is an approximately 5.5- hour combination of train, shuttle, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Colmar in July; daily highs in Venice reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgetto o San Pietro Martire, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, hunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Verona trip builder app.

Getting from Venice to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. July in Verona sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazzale Michelangelo. You'll get in some beach time at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno and Lido Di Camaiore. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, pause for some serene contemplation at Crypt of Santa Reparata, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then explore the ancient world of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria delle Rose, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Chiara.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Assisi using our trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Duomo di Ravello and Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Spiaggia di castiglione and Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano. Step out of Ravello with an excursion to Fornillo in Positano--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Lido di Ravello, look for gifts at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia San Giovanni, and kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca.

You can plan Ravello trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Assisi to Ravello by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and subway; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Assisi in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Ravello: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Parrocchia San Giovanni
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at Sol’Art Ceramiche, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, and then kick back and relax at Marina Di Vietri. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, and then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in August, expect little chillier with lows of 25°C in Naples. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pompeii, Vietri sul Mare, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Marina Di Vietri
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pantheon and Palatine Hill. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

Similar Plans

22 days in Brisbane, Paris & Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Germany, France & Italy BY A USER FROM UGANDA November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Europe BY A USER FROM IRELAND March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 21 days in Italy BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND March, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: March, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 22 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 16 days in Spain, France & Italy BY A USER FROM BRAZIL August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 22 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: September Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 19 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA May, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 20 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 17 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy
See more plans