15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Ferry
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Sorrento, Drive to Siena
4
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14

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: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Positano.
more
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 30:

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Walk Positano by Gabriella and I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Maestra dei Villaggi Road, &more) and Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Rufolo). There's much more to do: get outside with Amalfi Coast, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, cool off at Fornillo, and get a dose of the wild on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Positano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 63°F in Positano. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Capri.
more
Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Oct 30 — Nov 2:

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 3rd (Tue), explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, then see some colorful creatures with Capri Island Tour, then stroll through Monte Solaro, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere di Tragara. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, surround yourself with nature on Nesea Capri, then explore the fascinating underground world of Grotta di Matromania, then explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta, and finally pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Capri trip website.

Ride a ferry from Positano to Capri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daytime highs in Capri are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Siena.
more
Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:

Siena — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 5th (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally explore the world behind art at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Siena online trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of ferry and car from Capri to Siena in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Capri in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Siena, with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.
more
Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

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 7th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, enjoy unforgettable views with Ballooning in Tuscany, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online visit planner.

You can drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:

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.
Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): hit the best photo ops around with Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the best photo ops around with Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice travel route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in November: highs in Venice hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
more
Historic Sites · Classes · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.
more