14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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14 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Rho
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Vatican City
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
6
Tivoli
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
7
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Venice. Traveling from Johannesburg in February, expect Venice to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Rho.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Rho

Rho ©
Rho is a town and comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Milan in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 14km northwest of Milan.GeographyRho is lapped by the river Olona and crossed by its tributaries Bozzente and Lura, nowadays partially cloaked inside the town.At the north and east of the town, there is the Strada statale 33 del Sempione, which in the past was crossing the town itself, in the current corso Europa. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Costellazione, make a trip to Santuario Arcivescovile della Beata Vergine dei Miracoli, then admire the masterpieces at Museo del Santuario, then see the interesting displays at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, and finally test your team's savvy at Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Legnano.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rho tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Rho takes 3 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Rho

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Corbetta, Legnano
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, see La Casa Maledetta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip builder site.

Milan is very close to Rho. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): don't miss a visit to L’importuno di Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

Discover how to plan a Florence trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Milan in February, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Vatican City.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
Vatican City

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): appreciate the history behind La Pieta, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre San Giovani, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Vatican City driving holiday tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Vatican City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Vatican City can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Tivoli.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
La Pieta ©
La Pieta

1
night
Tivoli

Tivoli ©
Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then delve into the distant past at Villa Adriana, and then admire the natural beauty at Villa d'Este.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tivoli online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Vatican City to Tivoli in an hour. Another option is to drive. In March in Tivoli, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Tivoli

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este
Villa Adriana ©
Villa Adriana
Spas

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome visit planner.

You can take a train from Tivoli to Rome in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. March in Rome sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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