24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

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Train to London Gatwick, Fly to Venice
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly
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Positano
— 3 nights
Drive
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Naples
— 4 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Florence
— 5 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
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Venice — 3 nights

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 Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Arena di Verona, &more) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Venice sightseeing planner.

Bournemouth, UK to Venice is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bournemouth to Venice. Traveling from Bournemouth in September, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Positano.
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Side Trips

Positano — 3 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Amalfi Coast Drive, Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, &more). The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, surround yourself with nature on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and kick back and relax at Fornillo.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Venice to Positano by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Venice in September, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Naples.
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Naples — 4 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Archaeological Park of Paestum (in Paestum), Pompeii (Forum Baths & Villa dei Misteri) and Salerno (Speed Boats Tours & Duomo di Salerno). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 4 nights

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, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip planner.

Take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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Side Trip

Siena — 3 nights

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Siena side-trips: San Gimignano (Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne & Guardastelle Vineyard). Next up on the itinerary: deepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Siena visit planner.

Getting from Rome to Siena by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Side Trip

Florence — 5 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Piazza dei Miracoli). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Florence takes 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Milan.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries
Side Trips

Milan — 1 night

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 15th (Sun), get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Milan online tour itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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.
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