17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Naples
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: London

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice tour planner.

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from London in March, you will find days in Venice are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
day
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.
On the 31st (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in March, expect Verona to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 1:
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina, make a trip to L’importuno di Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence visit planning tool.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Verona in March: high temperatures in Florence hover around 17°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 6:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Ravello (Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, &more), Sol’Art Ceramiche (in Vietri sul Mare) and Amalfi (Fontana sant'Andrea, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Naples road trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

3
nights
Venice

Venice ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Prato della Valle, &more). Explore Venice further: admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, stop by Campo del Ghetto, pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana, and take a stroll through Cannaregio.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Venice using our trip planner.

You can fly from Naples to Venice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Museo Correr ©
Museo Correr
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

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