19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Alghero, Sardinia
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 30 min
3
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Verona
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h 45 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and St. Clement Basilica. Colosseum and Vatican Museums will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Orvieto to see Duomo di Orvieto about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome day trip planning site.

New York City, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Rome due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

4
nights
Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Capo Caccia and Spiaggia di Maria Pia. Attractions like Spiaggia Mugoni and Sa Mesa Longa make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alghero: S'Archittu (in Cuglieri) and I Gatti di Su Pallosu (in San Vero Milis). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Frecce delle Grotte di Antonio Piccinnu, enjoy some diversion at Parco Avventura - Le Ragnatele, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Santa Maria.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Alghero takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Rome in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Alghero. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Assisi.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Vero Milis, S'Archittu
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia
Sa Mesa Longa ©
Sa Mesa Longa

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 28th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Assisi online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Alghero to Assisi takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June in Assisi, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Damiano ©
San Damiano
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Visit Abbazia di San Galgano and Basilica of Santa Croce for their historical value. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Duomo di Siena in Siena, about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Abbazia di San Galgano, Duomo di Siena
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Piazza Bra and Grotte di Catullo. Popular historic sites such as Borghetto sul Mincio and Piazza delle Erbe are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Verona: Lago di Garda (in Garda) and Il Vittoriale degli Italiani (in Gardone Riviera). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, contemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, and experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lago di Garda, Borghetto sul Mincio, Grotte di Catullo, Il Vittoriale degli Italiani
Highlights from your plan
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo
Il Vittoriale degli Italiani ©
Il Vittoriale degli Italiani
Borghetto sul Mincio ©
Borghetto sul Mincio

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Basilica of St. Anthony. Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to museum 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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

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