15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
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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 is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. May in Venice sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Amalfi.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Nature

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo.

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You can fly from Venice to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Venice in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Amalfi, with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Amalfi in May, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, admire the striking features of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for little chillier nights in Assisi, with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries

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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence travel app.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping

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.