16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  9 h
1
Venice
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Pisa
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Tuscania
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Amalfi
— 5 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
6
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Sydney

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally pick up some new knowledge with Istituto Venezia - Day Class.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to Venice, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Venice reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

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
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence online vacation planner.

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
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 19th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa vacation maker site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Tuscania.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

1
night
Tuscania

Tuscania ©
Tuscania is a town and comune in the province of Viterbo, Lazio Region, Italy. On the 20th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Villa Adriana and then steep yourself in history at Villa d'Este.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tuscania online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Tuscania takes 3 hours. In August in Tuscania, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Tuscania

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Tivoli
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Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este
Villa Adriana ©
Villa Adriana

5
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro (in Sorrento), Naples (Via San Gregorio Armeno, Duomo di Napoli, &more) and Positano (Fornillo & Maria Lampo). There's much more to do: make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, and see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amalfi online travel route planner.

You can drive from Tuscania to Amalfi in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Tuscania in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Naples, Pompeii, Positano, Ravello, Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome trip builder app.

You can do a combination of subway and train from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in August, expect little chillier with lows of 24°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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