18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Verona
— 1 night
2
Venice
— 3 nights
3
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 3 nights
5
Ravello
— 3 nights
6
Assisi
— 2 nights
7
Florence
— 2 nights

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Verona

Verona ©
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 8th (Wed), enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, thentake a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and then experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Grotte di Catullo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Casa Del Clero, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

Plan my day in Verona using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Los Angeles, USA to Verona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in Verona at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Sirmione
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Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo
Castello Scaligero ©
Castello Scaligero
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, stop by Cannaregio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. September in Venice sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Centro Storico Bosa, thenHead underground at Capo Caccia, and then do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Alghero takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In September, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Centro Storico Bosa
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Scuba & Snorkeling
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Church of St. Louis of the French. Visit Pantheon and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola for their historical value. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, take a stroll through Trastevere, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Alghero to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. September in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Let the collections at Museo della Carta and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Positano) and Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ravello - Atrani Walk.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Ravello sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, Marina di Praia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 21st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santo Stefano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, thenexamine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano e Cripta di San Rufino. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, thenexplore the ancient world of Parrocchia Santa Maria Maggiore - Frati Cappuccini Assisi, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Assisi road trip site.

You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in September, Assisi is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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