16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Train:  31 h
1
Turin
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Greve in Chianti
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Naples
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Quadrilatero Romano and Yes Snowboard & Ski School. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso (in Diano d'Alba), Isolabella della Croce (in Loazzolo) and Marziano Abbona (in Dogliani). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Elio Altare.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turin trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to Turin is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In December, Turin is much colder than Sydney - with highs of 8°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in Turin

Wineries Classes Parks

Side Trips

La Morra, Azienda Agricola Fratelli Aimasso, Isolabella della Croce, Marziano Abbona, Yes Snowboard & Ski School
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Isolabella della Croce ©
Isolabella della Croce
Yes Snowboard & Ski School ©
Yes Snowboard & Ski School
Marziano Abbona ©
Marziano Abbona

4
nights
Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Azienda Agricola Il Palagio di Panzano and Azienda Agricola Altiero. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greve in Chianti: Agricola Tamburini Emanuela (in Gambassi Terme), Terre di Perseto (in San Casciano in Val di Pesa) and Barberino Val d'Elsa (Castello della Paneretta, Castello di Monsanto, &more).

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Greve in Chianti trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Turin to Greve in Chianti takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. When traveling from Turin in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Greve in Chianti: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barberino Val d'Elsa, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Agricola Tamburini Emanuela, Poggio al Sole Winery
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Fattoria Casa Sola ©
Fattoria Casa Sola
Accademia del Buon Gusto ©
Accademia del Buon Gusto
Agricola Tamburini Emanuela ©
Agricola Tamburini Emanuela

3
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.
Get outdoors at Blue Moon and Giudecca. Explore hidden gems such as Dorsoduro and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Vini Molon Luigino - Venezia (in San Dona Di Piave), Romeo Lazzarotto (in Lorenzaga) and Savian Vini (in Annone Veneto). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Cantina Marco Polo 6811, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, look for gifts at Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Venice road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Greve in Chianti to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Greve in Chianti in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

Casa Geretto - Vino Dal 1953, Vini Molon Luigino - Venezia, Blue Moon, Romeo Lazzarotto, Savian Vini
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Blue Moon ©
Blue Moon

1
day
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 1st (Sun), explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli, and then steep yourself in history at Teatro Greco-Romano.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Naples itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Naples takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in January, expect Naples to be a bit warmer, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Spaccanapoli ©
Spaccanapoli
Teatro Greco-Romano ©
Teatro Greco-Romano

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Trastevere, kick back and relax at Oasi Naturista, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare, Oasi Naturista
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Oasi Naturista ©
Oasi Naturista
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
St. Clement Basilica ©
St. Clement Basilica

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