16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy attractions planner
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Fly
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
3
Naples
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
6
Milan
— 1 night
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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.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip app.

San Francisco, USA to Florence is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Florence, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: high temperatures in Florence hover around 59°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train 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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then examine the collection at Certosa e Museo di San Martino Napoli, then contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and finally don't miss a visit to Oltre I Resti. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and then browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples online travel route planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice — 4 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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation maker website.

You can fly from Naples to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Naples in March since evenings lows in Venice dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can 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 15th (Wed): see a show at Arena di Verona, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, make a trip to Piazza Bra, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in March, expect Verona to be much hotter, temps between 84°F and 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) 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 16th (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Barelli.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Milan tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Verona in March; daily highs in Milan reach 57°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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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