15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 2 nights
2
Venice
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 3 nights
5
Naples
— 2 nights
6
Sorrento
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza Ducale and Cappella Colleoni. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero and Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Gallerie d’Italia.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planning website.

Glasgow, UK to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glasgow in September; daily highs in Milan reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for Venice on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bergamo, Piazza Ducale
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Piazza Ducale ©
Piazza Ducale
Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero ©
Gallerie d’Italia ©
Gallerie d’Italia

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Giorgio Maggiore and Castello Estense. Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Castello Estense
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 17th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence holiday maker tool.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle Aventino, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©

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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. On the 22nd (Tue), delve into the distant past at Forum, contemplate the long history of Catacombe di San Gaudioso, get curious at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, thendon't miss a visit to Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, thendelve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, and finally make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, thendelve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo, and then admire the masterpieces at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Naples road trip website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September in Naples, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii
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Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Forum ©
Forum
The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried

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Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 23rd (Wed), make a trip to Piazza Tasso and then admire the verdant scenery at Il Vallone dei Mulini. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero Monumentale, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, thenpause for some photo ops at Fontana sant'Andrea, thenview the masterpieces at Absolute Positano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo dei San Filippo e Giacomo.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sorrento trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Naples to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano
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St Francis Church and Convent ©
St Francis Church and Convent
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta
Cloister del Paradiso ©
Cloister del Paradiso

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