15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  14 h
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Milan
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rome is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in March, things will get a bit cooler in Rome: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
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 Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence sightseeing site.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to La Citta Alta (in Bergamo) and Museo Egizio (in Turin). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, see La Casa Maledetta, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip maker site.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April in Milan, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

La Citta Alta, Museo Egizio
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

3
nights
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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