14 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 day
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Drive
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Salerno
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Milan — 1 day

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 20th (Fri): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then stop by Libreria dell'Automobile - International motoring bookstore.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan online trip itinerary builder.

Lisbon, Portugal to Milan is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Milan at 9°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally take a stroll through Via Mazzini.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Verona by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, daytime highs in Verona are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice — 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Valdobbiadene (Ruggeri Valdobbiadene & Cantina San Gregorio) and ATN Laguna Sud (in Lova). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Dorsoduro, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and learn about winemaking at Cantina Frozza di Vidor.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip website.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to fly to Positano.
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Positano — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, then take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Grande, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, then look for gifts at Rino Positano, and finally stroll through Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Positano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in December: high temperatures in Positano hover around 17°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salerno.
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Salerno — 2 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, don't miss a visit to Via dei Mercanti, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and finally make a trip to Promenade Trieste. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, stroll through Spiaggia di Marina di Vietri, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salerno day trip website.

You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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Rome — 3 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rome online trip planner.

Getting from Salerno to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 4°C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 1st (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria. On the next day, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Florence sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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