18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Turin
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Ivrea
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Bellagio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Colico
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Venice
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Florence
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
8
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
9
Monteriggioni
— Few hours
Bus:  3 h 45 min
10
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
11
Naples
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
12
Pompeii
— 1 night
Subway:  45 min
13
Sorrento
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  7 h
End: London

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turin planning app.

London, UK to Turin is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Turin. Traveling from London in February, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ivrea.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Room Escape Games
Piazza Castello ©
Piazza Castello

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Ivrea

Ivrea ©
Ivrea is a town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Turin in the Piedmont region of northwestern Italy. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano and then stop by Nella Cioccolata.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ivrea attractions site.

Getting from Turin to Ivrea by car takes about an hour. When traveling from Turin in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ivrea, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Ivrea

Historic Sites Shopping
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Nella Cioccolata ©
Nella Cioccolata

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nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Take a break from Milan with a short trip to La Citta Alta in Bergamo, about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, examine the collection at Civic Archaeological Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Ivrea to Milan in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train to Bellagio.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

La Citta Alta
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, don't miss a visit to Borgo di Pescallo, then look for gifts at Profumeria Bellagio, then do a tasting at Enoteca Principessa, and finally admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

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Take a train from Milan to Bellagio in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Colico.

Things to do in Bellagio

Museums Parks Wineries
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Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione ©
Museo degli Strumenti per la Navigazione
Borgo di Pescallo ©
Borgo di Pescallo
Enoteca Principessa ©
Enoteca Principessa

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Colico

Colico ©
Colico is a city in the province of Lecco, Lombardy, Italy. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Castello di Vezio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colico road trip planner.

Drive from Bellagio to Colico in 1.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Colico can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

Things to do in Colico

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Vezio
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Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio

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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.
To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Venice route planner.

You can drive from Colico to Venice in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You will leave for Florence on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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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 3rd (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and then pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Florence online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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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
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
On the 5th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Gimignano trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to San Gimignano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daytime highs in San Gimignano are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monteriggioni.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Museums
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Torre Grossa ©
Torre Grossa
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano

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hours
Monteriggioni

Monteriggioni
To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Monteriggioni tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Monteriggioni takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Monteriggioni are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. You will leave for Rome on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Monteriggioni

Wineries Historic Sites Tours
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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.
On the 7th (Sat), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rome vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Monteriggioni to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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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 9th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then look for gifts at Cosmos-Artigianato Napoletano, then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Naples trip site.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Duomo di Napoli ©
Duomo di Napoli

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pompeii trip planner.

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take the subway to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
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nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sorrento: Praiano (Grotte di Suppraiano & Torre di Grado), Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Spend the 13th (Fri) on the water with a fishing tour. The adventure continues: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and make a trip to Piazza Tasso.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sorrento route maker website.

You can take a subway from Pompeii to Sorrento in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Praiano, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Food Tours
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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