15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Milan
— 1 night
Train
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
5
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
6
Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Rome
— 4 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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): hit the best photo ops around with Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn and have fun at Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary site.

Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 56°F in November, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.
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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 17th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, test your problem-solving skills at La Casa Maledetta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan day trip planning app.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train 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 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Siena day trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Siena sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Assisi.
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Assisi — 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 21st (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, identify plant and animal life at Bosco di San Francesco, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Assisi online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Siena to Assisi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Siena, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Assisi, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Salerno.
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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.
Get outdoors at Spiaggia Grande and Ravello-Minori Walk. Explore Salerno's surroundings by going to Ravello (Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Duomo di Ravello, &more) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, make a trip to Centro Storico Salerno, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, and admire the striking features of Palazzo Fruscione.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Salerno itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Salerno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Assisi in November: high temperatures in Salerno hover around 65°F and lows are around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rome.
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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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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