23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner
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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Praiano
— 1 night
Taxi
4
Amalfi
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Train
7
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
8
Rapallo
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Milan
— 1 night
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Venice — 2 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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning app.

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Venice is 1 hour. In July, Venice is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Sorrento.
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Sorrento — 2 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sorrento trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Praiano.
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Praiano — 1 night

Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. On the 16th (Sun), kick back and relax at Spiagge Le Praie, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado, then head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, and finally look for gifts at La Bacheca.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Praiano online route planner.

Getting from Sorrento to Praiano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. July in Praiano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 4 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.
Explore Amalfi's surroundings by going to Positano (Arienzo Beach Club, Positano & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). On the 19th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of Saint Trofimena.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amalfi vacation maker tool.

Amalfi is just a short distance from Praiano. In July, daily temperatures in Amalfi can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.
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Salerno — 3 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salerno: Paestum (Parrocchia Ss. Annunziata, Archaeological Park of Paestum, &more). On the 21st (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, get outside with Cilento, indulge your senses at Le Vigne di Raito, and explore the ancient world of Castello di Arechi.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salerno online attractions planner.

You can drive from Amalfi to Salerno in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Salerno are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Rome.
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rapallo.
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Rapallo — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of the Italian Riviera

As the Italian Riviera's largest town, Rapallo is noted for its castle perched above the sea and the colorful buildings that lead down the hill to the south-facing bay.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): surround yourself with nature on Set Sail Tours, then head outdoors with Esplorazioni a Vela, and then make a trip to Parrocchia di Sant'Anna. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Pietra di Luna, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico, and then step into the grandiose world of Rapallo Castle.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rapallo trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Florence to Rapallo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rapallo, with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Milan.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, see La Casa Maledetta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Milan route planner.

You can drive from Rapallo to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapallo in August, Milan is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to 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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