17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Verona
— 4 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 1 night
5
Salerno
— 1 night
6
Amalfi
— 1 night
7
Ravello
— 1 night
8
Sorrento
— 1 night
9
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stop by Campo del Ghetto. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thenstop by Cannaregio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Riyadh in August, expect Venice to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Jamaica Beach and Spiaggia Punta Gro. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arena di Verona and Casa di Giulietta. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago di Garda (in Garda) and Spiaggia Rivoltella (in Desenzano Del Garda). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, explore the ancient world of Porta dei Borsari, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

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You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sirmione, Lago di Garda, Spiaggia Rivoltella
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Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family ©
Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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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 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo and then kick back and relax at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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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

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 27th (Mon), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then explore the ancient world of Pantheon. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, thenvisit Trastevere, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, get outside with Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare, and then look for gifts at Sol’Art Ceramiche.

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Traveling by car from Rome to Salerno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in August, expect nights in Salerno to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Vietri sul Mare
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare ©
Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare

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Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo della Carta, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amalfi trip planner.

You can drive from Salerno to Amalfi in an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Amalfi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cave of Smeraldo, Lido Capo di Conca
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Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, thendon't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally stroll through Lido di Ravello.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ravello trip planner.

Ravello is just a short distance from Amalfi. August in Ravello sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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Sorrento

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.
To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento attractions planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ravello to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and subway. In August in Sorrento, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Capri on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): Head underground at Blue Grotto, pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Grande Public Beach, thenexplore the galleries of Villa San Michele, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele, delve into the distant past at Villa Jovis, see the top attractions with Capri Whales di Wendy, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, and finally explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Capri planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Sorrento to Capri in an hour. In September in Capri, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Marina Grande Public Beach ©
Marina Grande Public Beach
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Villa Jovis ©
Villa Jovis

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