15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Drive to Tunis Carthage International Airport, Fly to Florence
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Florence
— 6 nights
Train
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Gaiole in Chianti
— 2 nights
Train
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Cinque Terre
— 6 nights
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Drive to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport, Fly to Tunis Carthage International Airport, Drive to Carthage

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Florence

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Pozzo della Cava, Orvieto Underground, Secret Zone, and other attractions. Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto will appeal to history buffs. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Corbucci (in Gambassi Terme) and Fattoria di Montemaggio (in Radda in Chianti). There's much more to do: indulge your senses at Scenic wine tours in Tuscany, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence trip app.

Carthage, Tunisia to Florence is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Carthage in December, things will get slightly colder in Florence: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Gaiole in Chianti.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Gaiole in Chianti

— 2 nights
Gaiole in Chianti is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 40km southeast of Florence and about 15km northeast of Siena. Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): learn about winemaking at Cantalici Winery, then admire the natural beauty at Castello di Brolio, and then admire the masterpieces at Parco Sculture Del Chianti. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo Palazzo Corboli, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then do a tasting at Podere L'Aja.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Gaiole in Chianti tour planning website.

Drive from Florence to Gaiole in Chianti in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Gaiole in Chianti

Wineries · Museums · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Cinque Terre

— 6 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello and Palazzo Ducale. Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova and Parrocchia Santuario Nostra Signora delle Grazie will appeal to history buffs. Explore Cinque Terre's surroundings by going to Genoa (Galata Museo del Mare, Museo di Palazzo Reale, &more), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and La Spezia (Museo Tecnico Navale della Spezia & Ponte Thaon di Revel). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Vernazza Massage and Reflexology, take a stroll around Vernazza, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and stop by Portovenere.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cinque Terre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gaiole in Chianti to Cinque Terre takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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.