20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Ferry
3
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
4
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Train
7
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cupola di San Pietro and Piazza del Campidoglio. Visit Pantheon and Santa Maria Sopra Minerva for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, don't miss a visit to Piazza Venezia, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome online trip itinerary builder.

Nashville, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Nashville to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in May, you will find days in Rome are little chillier (75°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

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Piazza Navona ©
Must see
Piazza Navona
4.6
Pantheon ©
Must see
Pantheon
4.8

2
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 1st (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then admire the masterpieces at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pio Monte della Misericordia. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then admire the masterpieces at Sant'Anna dei Lombardi (Monteoliveto), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Francesco di Paola.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary site.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Naples sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Specialty Museum
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
4.3

2
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Grande Public Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Sofia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria a Cetrella, then take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, and finally take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Marina Piccola, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, visit a coastal fixture at Punta Carena Lighthouse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), then explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fortini Coastal Walk.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Capri tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Naples to Capri by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Capri are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature

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I Faraglioni
Must see
I Faraglioni
4.8
Monte Solaro ©
Must see
Monte Solaro
4.8

2
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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 5th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Absolute Positano, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastero di San Paolo, kick back and relax at La Solara, appreciate the views at Il Vallone dei Mulini, then admire the striking features of Basilica di Sant'Antonino, and finally contemplate the long history of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano itinerary planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, daytime highs in Positano are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Monastero di San Paolo ©
Religious Site
Monastero di San Paolo
4.4
La Solara ©
Beach
La Solara
4.5

2
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Ravello

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, then don't miss a visit to Vicoli, scale e archi, and finally hike along Ravello-Minori Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Villa Rufolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, don't miss a visit to Le Ville di Ravello, then trek along Ravello - Atrani Walk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Trofimena, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Limoni.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ravello online trip maker.

Getting from Positano to Ravello by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Ravello can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Villa Rufolo ©
Must see
Villa Rufolo
4.4
Duomo di Ravello ©
Religious Site
Duomo di Ravello
4.2

2
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Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the ancient world of House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), explore the ancient world of Casa del Fauno, make a trip to Terme del Foro, delve into the distant past at Casa del Poeta Tragico, then explore the ancient world of Tempio di Giove Capitolino, and finally delve into the distant past at House of Venus in the Shell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Via delle Tombe, explore the ancient world of Suburban Baths, explore the ancient world of Tempio di Venere, then explore the ancient world of Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, then explore the ancient world of Casa Dei Quadretti Teatrali o Casca Longus - Pompei, and finally delve into the distant past at Villa di Giulia Felice.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pompeii trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Ravello to Pompeii by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in June since evenings lows in Pompeii dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pompeii

Highlights from your trip

2
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Walls of Monteriggioni, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Monteriggioni, learn about winemaking at Tenuta Torciano, then don't miss a visit to Duomo di San Gimignano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence vacation planning website.

Getting from Pompeii to Florence by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

3
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Venice

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Cannaregio. Discover out-of-the-way places like San Giorgio Maggiore and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Venetian Arsenal, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Venice

Highlights from your trip

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