16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5 h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Ravenna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
4
Pisa
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
5
Livorno
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
La Spezia
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
7
Genoa
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: London

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.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Isola di Burano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, don't miss a visit to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice online journey planner .

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Ravenna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel

2
nights
Ravenna

Ravenna ©
Famous for its wealth of original mosaics, Ravenna is a hub of artistic and cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Porto Turistico Cesenatico, kick back and relax at Bagno Renato 164 Cervia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, then don't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, then contemplate the long history of Battistero Neoniano (Battistero degli Ortodossi), and then kick back and relax at Bagno Corallo-Beach 46.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Ravenna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Ravenna, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Ravenna

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Porto Turistico Cesenatico, Bagno Renato 164 Cervia, Bagno Corallo-Beach 46
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Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo ©
Basilica di Sant'Apollinare Nuovo

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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 16th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Ravenna to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Guinigi Tower, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, kick back and relax at Bagno Eva, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Pisa, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Stella Focette, and then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Livorno.

Things to do in Pisa

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucca, Marina di Pietrasanta
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

2
nights
Livorno

Livorno ©
Considered one of Tuscany's newer cities, the busy port city of Livorno boasts modern charm uncharacteristic of the region.
On the 20th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Terrazza Mascagni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario di Montenero, and then kick back and relax at Bagni Etruria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): kick back and relax at Bagni Quercetano and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Spiaggia del Fortullino.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Livorno trip itinerary planner .

Livorno is just a short distance from Pisa. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to La Spezia.

Things to do in Livorno

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Rosignano Marittimo
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Bagni Etruria ©
Bagni Etruria
Santuario di Montenero ©
Santuario di Montenero
La Spiaggia del Fortullino ©
La Spiaggia del Fortullino

3
nights
La Spezia

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. You'll get in some beach time at Baia del Silenzio and Sun Beach. Duomo di Pisa and Cinque Terre Trails will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from La Spezia with a short trip to Battistero in Pisa, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Portovenere and tour the water at your own pace with Emasail.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read La Spezia online day trip planner .

Getting from Livorno to La Spezia by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in La Spezia, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Genoa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pisa, Sestri Levante, Cinque Terre Trails, Portovenere
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Emasail ©
Emasail
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Portovenere ©
Portovenere

2
nights
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, then take a stroll through Boccadasse, then examine the collection at Galata Museo del Mare, and finally make a trip to Via Garibaldi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, then make a trip to Piazza Raffaele De Ferrari, then kick back and relax at Bagni Parequa, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Spianata Castelletto.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa online trip builder .

Getting from La Spezia to Genoa by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Traveling from La Spezia in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Genoa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Bagni Parequa
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Boccadasse ©
Boccadasse
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi ©
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi

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