21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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21 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  30​h
1
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Amalfi
— 3 nights
subway + train:  3​h
3
Rome
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Milan
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Auckland

2
nights
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Venture out of the city with trips to Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare) and Salerno (Marina Di Vietri, Il Vecchio Centro Storico di Romagnano al Monte, & more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park and admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri.

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Auckland, New Zealand to Pompeii is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Auckland to Pompeii, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in June, you will find days in Pompeii are warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Pompeii

Outdoors Transportation Tours

Side Trips

Salerno, Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
Amalfi

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Fornillo). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiostro del Paradiso, and contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo.

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Traveling by car from Pompeii to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Pompeii in June, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

4
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

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

Do a combination of subway and train from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Rome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence tour planning website .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

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
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.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Villa Carlotta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Milan online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
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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