14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Andalo
— 1 night
Drive
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Rome
— 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.
You've now added Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour to your itinerary. On the 1st (Fri), take in the local highlights with Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: capture your vacation like a pro with Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice online tour planner.

Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Andalo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Classes · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:

Andalo

— 1 night
Andalo is a comune in Trentino in north Italy, with some 1,050 inhabitants in 2010. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): hike along Percorso dell'Otto, stroll through Scuola Italiana Sci Dolomiti di Brenta, and then fly down the slopes at Scuola Italiana di Sci & Snowboard Kristal.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Andalo holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Andalo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in January, Andalo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Andalo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:

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 4th (Mon): shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then stop by Fragio Gioielli, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally see La Casa Maledetta.

To find out how to plan a trip to Milan, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Andalo to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Milan when traveling from Andalo in January, with lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Piazza del Campo & Nature & Wildlife Tours). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip planning app.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in January, with highs in Florence at 53°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Salerno.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 7:

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: Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello) and Amalfi (Museo della Carta & Valle delle Ferriere). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, steep yourself in history at Palazzo di Citta, don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste, and examine the collection at Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Salerno online travel route planner.

Getting from Florence to Salerno by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Florence in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salerno, with lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 10:

Rome

— 3 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: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome journey site.

Drive from Salerno to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 13:

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.