16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Naples
— 2 nights
2
Sorrento
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
5
Riva Del Garda
— 1 night
6
Verona
— 1 night
7
Venice
— 2 nights

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, take a stroll through Decumani di Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria Francesca Delle Cinque Piaghe, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza dei Martiri, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monumento ai Martiri Napoletani.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Naples day trip planning website.

London, UK to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Naples. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Naples: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

3
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Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Basilica di Sant'Antonino. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museobottega della Tarsialignea and Correale di Terranova Museum. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and stroll through Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sorrento tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Naples to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Basilica di Sant'Antonino ©
Basilica di Sant'Antonino

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, pause for some photo ops at Monumento a Dante Alighieri, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take a stroll through Oltrarno, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of subway and train from Sorrento to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Traveling from Sorrento in September, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Visit Borgo Storico di Manarola and Cinque Terre Trails for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Buranco Agriturismo and Terra di Bargon. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Cinque Terre Walk and Drink, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Fegina, hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink ©
Cinque Terre Walk and Drink
Terra di Bargon ©
Terra di Bargon

1
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Riva Del Garda

Riva Del Garda
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. On the 23rd (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Sabbioni Beach, get engrossed in the history at MAG Museo Alto Garda, thenmake a trip to The Bastion, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Barbara Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of Santa Maria Assunta, get to know the fascinating history of Monte Brione, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Old Ponale Road Path, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza 3 Novembre, and finally make a trip to Torre Apponale.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Riva Del Garda planning site.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Riva Del Garda in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sabbioni Beach
Sabbioni Beach
Monte Brione ©
Monte Brione
MAG Museo Alto Garda ©
MAG Museo Alto Garda

1
night
Verona

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.
For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Verona journey maker.

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, stop by Cannaregio, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Campo del Ghetto.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice journey tool.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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