15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy vacation planner

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Train to Airport Terminal A, Fly to Venice
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 1 night
Drive to Sorrento, Ferry to Capri
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Positano
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
Fly

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: capture your vacation like a pro with Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Venice online trip builder.

Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Washington DC to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in October, plan for slightly colder days in Venice, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Classes · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Piazza del Campo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena visit planner.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:

Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 4th (Wed), make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then make a trip to Via Krupp, and finally get a new perspective on things with Capri Island Tour. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on Nesea Capri, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, then Head underground at Grotta di Matromania, then stop by Eco Capri, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Capri trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Siena to Capri takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of flight, train, and ferry. Traveling from Siena in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Capri, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:

Positano

— 3 nights
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.
Get outdoors at Valle delle Ferriere and Amalfi Coast. Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Fontana sant'Andrea, &more) and Villa Rufolo (in Ravello). And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walk Positano by Gabriella, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, surround yourself with nature on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and get outside with Walk of the Gods.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Positano trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In November, daytime highs in Positano are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:

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, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

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Drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 11:

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.