15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Milan
— 1 day
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Verona
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Venice
— 1 night
4
Bologna
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Pisa
— 1 night
train:  1​h
6
Florence
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome
— 2 nights
8
Naples
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
9
Pompeii
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Capri
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + shuttle + Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see La Casa Maledetta, then explore and take pictures at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), and then get curious at Museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Milan holiday app .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Central European Time (CET) is 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in August; daily highs in Milan reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife
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La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta
Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) ©
Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro)

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Verona

Verona ©
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.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Giardino Officinale Marzana, admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, take a stroll through Quinzano, then explore the historical opulence of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Verona journey maker site .

Traveling by train from Milan to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta
Piazzale Castel San Pietro ©
Piazzale Castel San Pietro

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Elena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Vidal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, look for gifts at Leon Doro Boutique, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Geremia e Lucia, and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardino Mistico dei Carmelitani Scalzi.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice road trip planning app .

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Leon Doro Boutique ©
Leon Doro Boutique
Chiesa di San Vidal ©
Chiesa di San Vidal

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night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Parco di Villa Spada, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Archeologico, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Medievale.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bologna route app .

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Bologna sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Bologna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna ©
Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna
Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore ©
Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore
Museo Civico Archeologico ©
Museo Civico Archeologico

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night
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Sisto in Cortevecchia, then stop by L'Orsa Minore, Libri & Mappe, then don't miss a visit to Chiesa del S. Sepolcro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Pisa vacation planner .

You can take a train from Bologna to Pisa in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
L'Orsa Minore, Libri & Mappe ©
L'Orsa Minore, Libri & Mappe

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night
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get lost in a book at Libreria Cuccumeo, don't miss a visit to Piazza Santa Trinita, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, stop by Paolo Penko Goldsmith Workshop, then step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Capponi, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre di San Niccolo.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker website .

You can take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Shopping
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Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Palazzo Capponi ©
Palazzo Capponi
Paolo Penko ©
Paolo Penko

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, steep yourself in history at Foro di Augusto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Gesu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then steep yourself in history at Piazza del Quirinale, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Matrix Paintball Flaminia, admire the local landmark of Fontana della Dea Roma, then take in panoramic vistas at Belvedere Dei Salviati, then hunt for treasures at Porta Portese, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Roman Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Rome trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Fun & Games
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Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola ©
Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola
Forum of Augustus ©
Forum of Augustus
St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica

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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 19th (Mon): ponder the design of Fontana della Sirena, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Mannajuolo, make a trip to Madonna con la Pistola, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Severino e Sossio, then look for gifts at Colonnese Libri & Altro, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Naples online trip planner .

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Celanapoli ©
Celanapoli
Palazzo Mannajuolo ©
Palazzo Mannajuolo
Chiesa dei Santi Severino e Sossio ©

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nights
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 20th (Tue), stop by Artigianato Rallo, make a trip to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, then make a trip to Lupanar, then contemplate the long history of Forum, and finally don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at House of the Vettii, contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, explore the ancient world of House of the Citharist, then steep yourself in history at Casa della Fontana Grande, and finally explore the ancient world of Casa di Fabio Amandio.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Pompeii day trip tool .

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Capri.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, Artigianato Rallo
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

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Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, stop by Carthusia, don't miss a visit to Villa Lysis, then explore the historical opulence of Castiglione, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni. On the next day, get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Capri road trip tool .

You can drive from Pompeii to Capri in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Carthusia ©
Carthusia
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni

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