20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Cordoba
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Milan
— 1 day
Train:  1 h
2
Turin
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Verona
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Bologna
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
6
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Naples
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Rome
— 6 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Cordoba

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Cordoba, Argentina to Milan is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Cordoba to Milan is 4 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cordoba in February: high temperatures in Milan hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

2
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, then make a trip to Piazza Castello, and finally get great views at Basilica of Superga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Forte di Bard, take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, then stroll around Parco del Valentino, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Turin trip itinerary site.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in February, plan for little chillier days in Turin, with highs around 5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Basilica of Superga, Forte di Bard
Highlights from your plan
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo
Piazza Castello ©
Piazza Castello

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, then make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, and finally wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Te, and then get to know the fascinating history of Borghetto sul Mincio.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Verona trip planning site.

Getting from Turin to Verona by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in February: highs in Verona hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Borghetto sul Mincio, Palazzo Te
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Te ©
Palazzo Te
Borghetto sul Mincio ©
Borghetto sul Mincio
Piazza Bra ©
Piazza Bra

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice journey app.

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. February in Venice sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 9th (Sun), make a trip to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena, then see the interesting displays at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, then examine the collection at Museo Ferrari, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Estense.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Modena, Ravenna, Castello Estense, Museo Ferrari
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On the next day, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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 13th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, make a trip to Miglio Sacro, then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then explore the ancient world of The Neapolis Buried, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Naples day trip website.

Take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. February in Naples sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Villa Comunale
Highlights from your plan
Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Lungomare Caracciolo ©
Lungomare Caracciolo

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Cascata delle Marmore. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Orvieto (Pozzo di San Patrizio & Duomo di Orvieto). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary maker app.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. February in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Orvieto, Cascata delle Marmore
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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