16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
3
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Fly

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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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planning website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rome, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Rome is cooler than Kolkata (Calcutta) - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Milan

— 2 nights

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.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then test your team's savvy at La Casa Maledetta.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Milan tour planning site.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in February, expect Milan to be a bit cooler, temps between 10°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trips

Verona

— 2 nights

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.
On the 20th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), and finally snap pictures at Ponte Pietra.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona online road trip planner.

Drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Venice

— 4 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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.