16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Rome
— 4 nights
2
Porto Santo Stefano
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 5 nights
4
Rome
— 2 nights

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.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Porto Santo Stefano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Porto Santo Stefano

Porto Santo Stefano ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbazia Di San Bruzio A Magliano, thenkick back and relax at Cala Mar Morto, and then examine the collection at Fortezza Spagnola.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Porto Santo Stefano online trip builder.

You can drive from Rome to Porto Santo Stefano in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Porto Santo Stefano, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Florence.

Things to do in Porto Santo Stefano

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Abbazia Di San Bruzio A Magliano, Forte Filippo
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Cala del Gesso ©
Cala del Gesso
Abbazia Di San Bruzio A Magliano ©
Abbazia Di San Bruzio A Magliano
Forte Filippo ©
Forte Filippo

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena. Visit Basilica of Santa Croce and The Baptistery of St. John for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Bologna (Basilica di San Petronio, La Macchina del Tempo, &more) and Siena (Silvia Tanganelli, Battistero di San Giovanni, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Porto Santo Stefano to Florence in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Bologna
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): make a trip to Villa Adriana, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Villa d'Este, thenexplore the world behind art at Centrale Montemartini, and finally stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Trastevere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, thensteep yourself in history at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Tivoli
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Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
Villa Adriana ©
Villa Adriana
Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este

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