21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Auckland
Fly:  30 h
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Train + Subway:  3 h
3
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Milan
— 3 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Auckland

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip planning app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Venice is an approximately 29- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to Venice is minus 11 hours. When traveling from Auckland in August, plan for much hotter days in Venice, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Miniaci Art Gallery, Fornillo, &more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Atrani, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip planning app.

Do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Spiaggia di Atrani
Highlights from your plan
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Assisi: Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio (in Mercatello). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate the long history of San Damiano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

Plan trip to Assisi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in September since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Studio Moretti Caselli, Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
When in Florence, make a side trip to see Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, approximately Pisa away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker tool.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Milan route tool.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Villa del Balbianello
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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