22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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22 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Kelowna
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
6
Salerno
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
7
Positano
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  20​h
End: Kelowna

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 (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Venice driving holiday planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Venice is 9 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then trek along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, then take a leisurely stroll along Passeggiata Lungomare, and finally trek along Cinque Terre footpaths. Keep things going the next day: hike along Path N. 6D, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola, and then stop by Fannys Bazar.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Fannys Bazar ©
Fannys Bazar

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

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Drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Step out of Assisi to go to Montefalco and see Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi planner .

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Assisi, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome holiday builder app .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Salerno.

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

2
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stop by Sol’Art Ceramiche, get outside with Monte Finestra, then admire the natural beauty at Giardino Segreto dell'Anima, and finally sample the fine beverages at Liquorificio Mansi Carlo. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Salerno War Cemetery, and then head outdoors with Cilento.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Salerno online journey planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Salerno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salerno, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Tramonti, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Monte Finestra ©
Monte Finestra
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche

4
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, & more) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, & more). There's much more to do: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado, and go for a walk through Positano.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Positano attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Salerno in May, Positano is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Amalfi
Highlights from your plan
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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