14 days in Northwest Italy & Naples Itinerary

14 days in Northwest Italy & Naples Itinerary

Kenneth DaCosta

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 5 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights
4
Naples
— 2 nights
5
Rome
— 1 night

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, thentake in the exciting artwork at Soqquadro APS, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums and then browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome road trip tool.

Manama, Bahrain to Rome is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from Manama to Rome, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manama in December, you will find days in Rome are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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Vatican City
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Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Centro Storico and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Loggia dei Lanzi. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Canyon Park (in Bagni di Lucca) and Pisa (Baptistery of St. John & Duomo di Pisa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence tour planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Pisa, Canyon Park
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Explore hidden gems such as Welcome to Rome and Cupola di San Pietro. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Enjoy Rome some more: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and shop like a local with Via Condotti.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rome online trip builder.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

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Cupola di San Pietro
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, thenget curious at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, and then wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Posillipo and then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Naples trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Naples, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Museo delle Arti Sanitarie ©
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Posillipo ©
Posillipo

1
night
Rome

Rome
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take an unorthodox tour of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus ©
Catacombs of Saint Callixtus
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