15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

Make it your trip
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Pavia
— 1 night
Drive
2
Iseo
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Ferrara
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bologna
— 1 night
Train
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
6
Imola
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Ancona
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Sepino
— 1 night
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Pavia

— 1 night
Pavia is a town and comune of south-western Lombardy, northern Italy, 35km south of Milan on the lower Ticino river near its confluence with the Po. On the 12th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Salvatore (San Mauro) and then see the interesting displays at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria di Canepanova, then admire the striking features of Casa dei Diversi, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Teodoro.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pavia holiday planner.

Rome to Pavia is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Iseo.

Things to do in Pavia

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:

Iseo

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Miniera 4 Ossi and then trek along Antica Strada Valeriana. Keep things going the next day: sample the tasty concoctions at Birreria Torbeeria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria del Mercato, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago d'Iseo.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Iseo road trip planning website.

You can drive from Pavia to Iseo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Iseo are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ferrara.

Things to do in Iseo

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Ferrara

— 2 nights

Heart of the Italian Renaissance

With surrounding medieval walls and network of 15th- and 16th-century architecture, the city of Ferrara is often deemed the Heart of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo delle Poste, then stop by La Linea dell'arte & delle Carte, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Estense. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Schifanoia (Palazzo della Gioia), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ferrara Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Piazzetta Sant'Anna, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Belriguardo.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ferrara online holiday planner.

Getting from Iseo to Ferrara by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ferrara can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Ferrara

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Bologna

— 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, steep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, then contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Civico Medievale.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bologna attractions site.

Traveling by car from Ferrara to Bologna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Bologna sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

Florence

— 3 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 museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence road trip site.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Imola.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

Imola

— 2 nights
Imola is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, located on the river Santerno, in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): join the crowd at Autodromo Internazionale Enzo e Dino Ferrari, appreciate the history behind Monumento ad Ayrton Senna, and then stroll around Parco Acque Minerali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Bottega Gollini and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Santuario della Beata Vergine del Piratello.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Imola tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Imola in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Imola are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ancona.

Things to do in Imola

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

Ancona

— 2 nights
Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria and then examine the collection at Museo Cinema a Pennello. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Ciriaco, and then pause for some photo ops at Monumento ai Caduti.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Ancona online route planner.

You can drive from Imola to Ancona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sepino.

Things to do in Ancona

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

Sepino

— 1 night
Sepino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Campobasso in the Italian region Molise, located about 20km south of Campobasso.The archaeological site of Saepinum is located nearby. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): wander the streets of Borgo Medievale di Sepino, then make a trip to Piazza Nerazio Prisco, and then explore the ancient world of Porta Boiano.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sepino online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ancona to Sepino in 4 hours. Traveling from Ancona in September, you will find days in Sepino are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sepino

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your trip

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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