23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Selva di Val Gardena
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Andalo
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Milan
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
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Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salerno
— 3 nights
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Venice

— 2 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Venice is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in January, with highs in Venice at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Selva di Val Gardena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Selva di Val Gardena

— 4 nights
Get in touch with nature at Val Gardena and Obereggen - Ski Center Latemar. Venture out of the city with trips to Ski Area Civetta (in Selva di Cadore), Alleghe (Monte Civetta & Skicivetta) and Ski and Snowboardschool Dolomites Reba (in Arabba). On the 9th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Alpe di Siusi - Seiser Alm Bahn.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Selva di Val Gardena tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Selva di Val Gardena takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in January: high temperatures in Selva di Val Gardena hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Andalo.

Things to do in Selva di Val Gardena

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Andalo

— 2 nights
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. On the 10th (Sun), hike along Percorso dell'Otto, get great views at Cima Paganella, then hit the slopes at Prati di Gaggia, then stroll through Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta, and finally fly down the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Paganella Fun Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paganella, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gruppo Dolomitico Sciliar-Catinaccio, Latemar - UNESCO, and finally hit the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci Azzurra.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Andalo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Selva di Val Gardena to Andalo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Selva di Val Gardena in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Andalo: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Andalo

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Classes

Side Trips

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 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, take in the spiritual surroundings of Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, then snap pictures at Ponte Pietra, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Verona travel planner.

You can drive from Andalo to Verona in 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Milan online route builder.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planning site.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Milan in January: high temperatures in Florence hover around 13°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Siena

— 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 17th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Siena tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 18th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, stroll around Mount Subasio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take an in-depth tour of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Assisi tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Siena to Assisi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Siena in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Assisi, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Assisi in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rome, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Salerno: Valle delle Ferriere (in Amalfi) and Ravello (Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale & Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Arechi, walk around Villa Comunale, and take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Salerno trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Salerno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in January, Salerno is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.