23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy attractions planner

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Milan
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Ravello
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
Fly
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Venice
— 4 nights
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Milan

— 2 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Varenna (Chiesa di San Giorgio, Villa Monastero, &more), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Milan tour itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence attractions website.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Torre di Grado (in Praiano) and Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Amalfi Coast, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

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You can do a combination of train and taxi from Florence to Ravello in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Florence in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 3 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Capri is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, and make a trip to Chiesa di Santo Stefano.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Capri travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by ferry from Ravello to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Capri when traveling from Ravello in July, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sorrento

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Positano (Food Tours, Fornillo, &more) and Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri & Pompeii Archaeological Park). Dedicate the 14th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Cataldo.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sorrento journey maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Sorrento takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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: make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

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You can take a train from Sorrento to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Venice

— 4 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Chiesa degli Eremitani (in Padua) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Arena di Verona, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.