14 days in Italy & Tihany Itinerary

14 days in Italy & Tihany Itinerary

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Tihany, Hungary
— 1 night
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 3 nights
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Volterra, Italy
— 1 night
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Pienza, Italy
— 2 nights
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Pitigliano, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Tihany, Hungary

— 1 night
Tihany is a village on the northern shore of Lake Balaton on the Tihany Peninsula (Hungary, Veszprém County). Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Lavender House and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Bences Apatsag.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tihany trip planner.

Budapest to Tihany is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In October in Tihany, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Tihany

Historic Sites · Museums

Verona, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and then listen to music at Arena di Verona.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Verona sightseeing planner.

Getting from Tihany to Verona by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Tihany, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Verona, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
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Getting from Verona to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Pisa, Italy

— 3 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Portovenere, Rockonda Rafting, Canyon Park, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano and St Martin Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Leaning Tower of Pisa and Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pisa trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Pisa, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Volterra.

Things to do in Pisa

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Volterra, Italy

— 1 night
Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Porta all'Arco. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lino, then look for gifts at Boutique del Tartufo, and then view the masterpieces at L'Artista Gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Volterra online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pisa to Volterra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Volterra sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pienza.

Things to do in Volterra

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Pienza, Italy

— 2 nights
Pienza, a town and comune in the province of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino, is the "touchstone of Renaissance urbanism."In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes.HistoryBefore the village was renamed to Pienza its name was Corsignano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Artemisia Gallery, steep yourself in history at Corso il Rossellino, and then learn about winemaking at Enoteca Di Ghino.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pienza trip builder.

You can drive from Volterra to Pienza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Pienza, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Pienza

Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Pitigliano, Italy

— 2 nights
Pitigliano is a town in the province of Grosseto, located about 80km south-east of the city of Grosseto, in Italy. To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Pitigliano online route planner.

Traveling by car from Pienza to Pitigliano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice attractions planning tool.

Drive from Pitigliano to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Italy travel guide

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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.