20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Andalo
— 1 night
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
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Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 1 night
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
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Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, look for gifts at Caseificio Carena, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then take in the exciting artwork at Mostra Keith Haring, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan online trip itinerary maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Milan is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Andalo.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Andalo

— 1 night
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. On the 3rd (Wed), explore the galleries of Mostra Miniature e Presepi, then fly down the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paganella, and finally glide through natural beauty at Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Andalo route maker site.

Drive from Milan to Andalo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Andalo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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 4th (Thu): stop by Bike Evolution S. Zeno, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, then wander the streets of Via Mazzini, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Casa D'Arte Futurista Depero, shop like a local with Martist di Maurizio Boscheri, then take in the exciting artwork at Fondazione Bisazza, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Verona day trip planning website.

Drive from Andalo to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Venice

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Isola dei morti (in Moriago della Battaglia), Y-40 The Deep Joy (in Montegrotto Terme) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Pasticceria Biasetto, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, look for gifts at M.G. Design, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

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You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Assisi

— 2 nights

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 11th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, delve into the distant past at Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then stop by Assisi Jewels, then identify plant and animal life at Bosco di San Francesco, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo del Pianoforte Storico e del Suono, see the interesting displays at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi tour planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Colle del Gianicolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rome, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Salerno

— 3 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pompeii Archaeological Park and Badia della Santissima Trinita'. Escape the urban bustle at Valle delle Ferriere and Spiaggia Lannio. Explore Salerno's surroundings by going to Castiglione (Lido di Ravello & Spiaggia di castiglione) and Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale & Duomo di Ravello). The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, make a trip to Promenade Trieste, and step into the grandiose world of Castello di Arechi.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salerno trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rome to Salerno in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Salerno. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Positano

— 1 night
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, get a taste of the local shopping with Miniaci Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, then sample the fine beverages at Il Gusto della Costa, then Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiagge Le Praie.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Positano trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Salerno to Positano by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February in Positano, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stop by Carthusia, explore the activities along Marina Piccola, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, then get a dose of the wild on Nesea Capri, and finally identify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Capri trip planning site.

Getting from Positano to Capri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February in Capri, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.