21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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Milan
— 1 night
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
Train
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Rome
— 5 nights
Train
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Naples
— 4 nights
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Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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 28th (Sun), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): make a trip to Dialogo nel Buio, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally see La Casa Maledetta.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Milan visit site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. February in Milan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trip

Verona

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, then take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Verona visit planner.

You can drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, Verona is warmer than Milan - with highs of 34°C and lows of 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Venice

— 4 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Quartiere dell'Antico Ghetto Ebraico di Padova, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice journey builder website.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in March, expect Venice to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
When in Florence, make a side trip to see Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, approximately Pisa away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto.

Make your Florence itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Rome, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Naples

— 4 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Fornillo (in Positano), Duomo di Ravello (in Ravello) and Terme del Foro (in Pompeii). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Naples day trip site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.