19 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy Itinerary

19 days in Northwest Italy & Southern Italy Itinerary

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Start: Riyadh
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Ravello
— 3 nights
Taxi + Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Paestum
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Rome
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Subway + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
8
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
+3
Ferry + Subway + Train + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Riyadh

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, thentake a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Riyadh in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
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 4th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Milan trip builder.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Milan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 5th (Fri), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenpause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, and finally do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria delle Rose, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Assisi holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Assisi are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Duomo di Ravello. Popular historic sites such as Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Villa Rufolo are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Fornillo). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca and stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Assisi to Ravello in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Assisi in July: highs in Ravello hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paestum.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

1
night
Paestum

Paestum ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Borgo Medievale di Agropoli, kick back and relax at Baia di Trentova, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Paestum online travel route planner.

Getting from Ravello to Paestum by combination of taxi and train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Paestum are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Paestum

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Agropoli
Highlights from your plan
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Borgo Medievale di Agropoli ©
Borgo Medievale di Agropoli

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.
Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Drive from Paestum to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Paestum in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 16th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Grande Public Beach, thendelve into the distant past at Villa Jovis, and finally take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Capri trip itinerary site.

Getting from Rome to Capri by combination of train and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Anacapri
Highlights from your plan
Marina Grande Public Beach ©
Marina Grande Public Beach
Villa Jovis ©
Villa Jovis
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni

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