17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 3 nights
2
Venice
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Rome
— 3 nights
5
Positano
— 3 nights

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Teatro di San Carlo as well as Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna. On the 30th (Mon), kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna and then join in the after-dark buzz at Keste. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): see the grandeur of opera at Teatro di San Carlo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip maker site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Naples is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Johannesburg to Naples, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, expect nights in Naples to be little chillier, around 6°C, while days are much colder, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

3
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Park View Viaggi, Venice Music Project and Al Parlamento. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and San Giorgio Maggiore. Doge's Palace and Campo del Ghetto will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Cannaregio, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, and make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Naples in January: high temperatures in Venice hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Teatro Goldoni, The History of Florence in 60 Minutes and Opera at St. Mark's Anglican Church. Museo Mario Romoli and Balducci Ceramica will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Castello di Verrazzano. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Tenuta Riseccoli (in Greve in Chianti), Castello San Donato in Perano (in Radda in Chianti) and La Massa (in Panzano in Chianti).

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Balducci Ceramica, Castello San Donato in Perano, Museo Mario Romoli
Highlights from your plan
La Massa ©
La Massa
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Opera at St. Mark's Anglican Church ©
Opera at St. Mark's Anglican Church

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Teatro Brancaccio, Vino Roma and City Wonders. Pantheon and Colosseum will appeal to history buffs. Vatican Museums and I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Civita di Bagnoregio in Bagnoregio (about 1h 50 min away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and take a stroll through Via Condotti.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rome route planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Rome are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Civita di Bagnoregio
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): look for gifts at Art & Craft Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): kick back and relax at Fornillo and then see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Positano itinerary tool.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Il Vallone dei Mulini, Museo della Carta, Sol’Art Ceramiche
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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