26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 3 nights
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Milan
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 4 nights
4
Siena
— 3 nights
5
Rome
— 4 nights
6
Amalfi
— 4 nights
7
Naples
— 4 nights

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice trip maker.

Warsaw, Poland to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Warsaw in September, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Cathedral of Como (Duomo) (in Como), Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello) and Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and see La Casa Maledetta.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Milan day trip planning app.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo, Chiesa di San Giorgio, Kayaking & Canoeing
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida (about 36 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence travel tool.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fattoria Casa Sola (in Barberino Val d'Elsa) and Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano). There's lots more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Siena driving holiday planner.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fattoria Casa Sola, Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Wine Tours & Tastings
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Change things up with a short trip to Macchina di Santa Rosa in Viterbo (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Siena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Vatican City, Macchina di Santa Rosa
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Amalfi side-trips: Torre di Grado (in Praiano) and Positano (Fornillo, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, indulge your senses at Amalfi Coast Drive, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amalfi sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Positano, Ravello, Torre di Grado, Amalfi Coast, Fiordo di Furore
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Naples

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: Pompeii (Forum Baths & Villa dei Misteri), Duomo di Salerno (in Salerno) and Sorrento (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Food Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Paestum Ruins.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Naples tour 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. Traveling from Amalfi in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Naples. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Sorrento, Pompeii, Duomo di Salerno, Paestum Ruins
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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