22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Milan
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Assisi
— 3 nights
5
Rome
— 3 nights
6
Amalfi
— 3 nights
7
Pompeii
— 4 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua) and Verona (Piazza delle Erbe & Arena di Verona). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice tour planning site.

Vancouver, Canada to Venice is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Venice is 9 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in May, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, thenget lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Milan planning app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Piazza del Campo (in Siena) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Piazza del Campo, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Change things up with these side-trips from Assisi: Montioni Frantoio e Cantina (in Montefalco) and Studio Moretti Caselli (in Perugia). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, steep yourself in history at San Damiano, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Assisi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Studio Moretti Caselli
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Studio Moretti Caselli ©
Studio Moretti Caselli
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina ©
Montioni Frantoio e Cantina

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and visit Trastevere.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rome online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Fornillo). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and stroll the grounds of Cimitero Monumentale.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Amalfi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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nights
Pompeii

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Venture out of the city with trips to Wine Tours & Tastings (in Sorrento), Salerno (Libreria Antiquaria Vecchi Libri, Cilento, &more) and Positano (Positano & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Villa Comunale, and view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pompeii trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Pompeii takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Pompeii, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pompeii

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Salerno, Positano, Vietri sul Mare, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche

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