15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+3
Fly + Bus + Train + Bus:  8 h
1
Amalfi
— 3 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Garda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Bellagio
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Manchester

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 Amalfi's surroundings by going to Monte Finestra (in Tramonti) and Fornillo (in Positano). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, step into the grandiose world of Castello di San Nicola de Thoro-Plano, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Limoni.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Amalfi trip itinerary tool .

Manchester, UK to Amalfi is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Amalfi is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in September: highs in Amalfi hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Atrani, Praiano, Maiori, Fornillo
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Rome day trip website .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Amalfi to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Amalfi in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then look for gifts at M.G. Design, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Florence tour itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally explore the activities along Riva del Carbon.

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You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Garda.

Things to do in Venice

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

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night
Garda

Garda ©
On the 18th (Fri), look for gifts at Veronesi - Frantoio per Olive dal 1918, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, then do a tasting at Villa Calicantus, and finally explore the world behind art at Bottega d'Arte Benaco.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Garda trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Venice to Garda takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Garda can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Bellagio.

Things to do in Garda

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Lazise, Villa Calicantus
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Lago di Garda ©
Lago di Garda
Villa Calicantus ©
Villa Calicantus
Bottega d'Arte Benaco ©
Bottega d'Arte Benaco

3
nights
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bellagio: Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina), Spiaggia Tranquilla (in Dorio) and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante). And it doesn't end there: glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, and enjoy the sand and surf at Riva Bianca Beach.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Bellagio visit app .

You can drive from Garda to Bellagio in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In September, daily temperatures in Bellagio can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bellagio

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Varenna, Lake Como, Spiaggia Tranquilla, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, Riva Bianca Beach
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Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
Valchiavenna ©
Valchiavenna

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