23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner

Make it your trip
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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 4 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Fly
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Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 3 nights
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Rome

— 4 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome journey planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in October; daily highs in Rome reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, admire the landmark architecture of Santa Maria sopra Minerva, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Assisi trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Assisi are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries

Siena

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
When in Siena, make a side trip to see Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona in Castelnuovo dell'Abate, approximately Castelnuovo dell'Abate away. There's much more to do: deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francesco.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Siena trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Siena are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

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.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online day trip planner.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip maker website.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Milan are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · 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 (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Amalfi.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Amalfi

— 2 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get outside with Walk of the Gods, then take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, and then examine the collection at Museo della Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, make a trip to Villa Rufolo, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, then indulge your senses at Amalfi Coast Drive, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amalfi driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Amalfi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. In October, Amalfi is somewhat warmer than Venice - with highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 28th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Giardino della Minerva, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, and then make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Naples online attractions planner.

You can drive from Amalfi to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amalfi in October since evenings lows in Naples dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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.