15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
Capri, Island of Capri
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Venice — 3 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.
Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip builder website.

Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Venice due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.
Historic Sites · Tours · Classes · Museums
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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 sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and soar above the sights with Ballooning in Tuscany.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planning website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Capri.
Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Marina Piccola, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, then tour the water at your own pace with Capri Island Tour, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere di Tragara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, cruise along Via Krupp, Head underground at Grotta di Matromania, Head underground at White Grotta, then pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, and finally get a dose of the wild on Nesea Capri.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Capri trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight, train, and ferry from Florence to Capri in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Florence in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Capri. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Amalfi.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Nature
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Amalfi — 3 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.
Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Cave of Smeraldo. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Positano (Fornillo & Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, hike along Ravello-Minori Walk, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and shop like a local with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To plan Amalfi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Amalfi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Rome.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
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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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Amalfi to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in November, expect little chillier with lows of 47°F in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.