16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Como
— 1 night
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Milan
— 4 nights
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Bologna
— 1 night
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Florence
— 1 night
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Siena
— 1 night
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Rome
— 4 nights
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Perugia
— 1 night
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Venice
— 1 night
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Verona
— 1 night

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Como

Como ©

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): head outdoors with Aero Club Como, explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Carpoforo, and finally examine the collection at Museo Didattico della Seta.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Como itinerary planning tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Como is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect Como to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Aero Club Como ©
Aero Club Como
Museo Didattico della Seta ©
Museo Didattico della Seta

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Milan

Milan ©

Fashion Capital of World

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've added Pinacoteca di Brera, Sempione Park, Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip tool.

You can drive from Como to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera

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Bologna

Bologna ©

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 14th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Canton de' Fiori, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Pietro, get some jogging in at Torre Prendiparte, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, and finally steep yourself in history at Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip maker.

Getting from Milan to Bologna by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Bologna sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro
Torre Prendiparte ©
Torre Prendiparte

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, enjoy unforgettable views with Ballooning in Tuscany, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Side Trip

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Siena

Siena ©

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Loggia della Mercanzia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella di Piazza, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, then take in the exciting artwork at Bianco e Nero di Sonia Staccioli , and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena.

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Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

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Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Cupola di San Pietro. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, explore the ancient world of Forum of Augustus, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Perugia.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Perugia

Perugia ©

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, admire the masterpieces at Studio Moretti Caselli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Di Sant'Ercolano, and finally get a dose of the wild on Wild Foods Italy.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Perugia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Perugia are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Studio Moretti Caselli ©
Studio Moretti Caselli

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Venice

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally make a trip to Church of San Pantalon.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice road trip app.

Traveling by car from Perugia to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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Verona

Verona ©

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then delve into the distant past at Porta dei Borsari, then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at chiesa di San Lorenzo - Verona.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Verona trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nightlife
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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