15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy visit planner
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Fly
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
4
Amalfi
— 2 nights
Ferry
5
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
6
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Train
7
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get outside with Like a Venetian, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary tool.

Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in September, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 1 night

Italian Riviera

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 27th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, then hike along Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia, and finally trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre online trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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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 28th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally soar above the sights with Ballooning in Tuscany.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip site.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 2 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 30th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, cruise along Amalfi Coast, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and finally add some adventure to your tour with Amalfi Coast Sea Kayak Tours. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Valle delle Ferriere, then identify plant and animal life at Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amalfi trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Florence to Amalfi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Florence in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.
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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 2nd (Fri), surround yourself with nature on Nesea Capri, get outside with Capri Island Tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni. On your second day here, get great views at Belvedere Cannone, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, identify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, then Head underground at White Grotta, then Head underground at Grotta di Matromania, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Capri holiday app.

Traveling by ferry from Amalfi to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In October, daytime highs in Capri are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 2 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.
On the 4th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Miniaci Art Gallery, get outside with Outdoor Activities, look for gifts at Artigianato Rallo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and finally stroll through Spiaggia Grande. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini, delve into the distant past at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Lupanar.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sorrento trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Sorrento in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Sorrento are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip app.

Traveling by train from Sorrento to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sorrento in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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