15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 4 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights
4
Naples
— 4 nights

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 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Palladiana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thencontemplate the long history of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Venice to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Padua, Basilica Palladiana
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Scala Contarini del Bovolo ©
Scala Contarini del Bovolo
Basilica Palladiana ©
Basilica Palladiana

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Camposanto and Loggia dei Lanzi for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Centro Storico and Historic Centre of San Gimignano. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Duomo di Pisa & Baptistery of St. John), Abbazia di San Galgano (in Chiusdino) and Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and steep yourself in history at Castello Estense.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence vacation website.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Venice in December, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Pisa, Castello Estense, Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Camposanto ©
Camposanto
Abbazia di San Galgano ©
Abbazia di San Galgano

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.
Visit Necropoli di Tarquinia and Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Villa d'Este (in Tivoli), Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Villa Borghese and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Necropoli di Tarquinia, Villa d'Este, Cascata delle Marmore, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Duomo di Orvieto
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Necropoli di Tarquinia ©
Necropoli di Tarquinia
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get some cultural insight at Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro and Galleria Borbonica. Get some historical perspective at Villa San Michele and Duomo di Salerno. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Paestum Ruins (in Paestum), Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano) and Capri (I Faraglioni & Giardini di Augusto). There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples and delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Naples are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Capri, Paestum Ruins, Villa San Michele, Vesuvio National Park, Duomo di Salerno
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro ©
Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro

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