16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Verona
— 1 night
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Siena
— 2 nights
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
5
Positano
— 2 nights
6
Salerno
— 2 nights
7
Rome
— 4 nights

1
night
Verona

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, thencontemplate the long history of Museo di Castelvecchio, thenhead outdoors with King Rock arrampicata, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Verona road trip tool.

Philadelphia, USA to Verona is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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River Rafting & Tubing
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 31st (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Arnolfo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 2nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, thencontemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Abbazia di San Galgano
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, thendo a tasting at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bosco di San Francesco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria delle Rose, thencontemplate the long history of San Damiano, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Assisi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso. Keep things going the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Nana' Positano, thentake advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Positano trip planner.

Drive from Assisi to Positano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in June, Positano is a bit warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, thenget to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Arechi, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Guariglia, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero dei Limoni, and finally trek along Ravello - Atrani Walk.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salerno trip maker tool.

You can drive from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Villa Guariglia, Sentiero dei Limoni, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Sol’Art Ceramiche
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at V Lounge Beach Club and Stabilimento Balneare le Palme. Visit Colosseum and Piazza Navona for their historical value. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome holiday builder app.

Drive from Salerno to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Salerno in June since evenings lows in Rome dip to °F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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