18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly
1
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
2
Venice
— Few hours
Drive
3
Florence
— 7 nights
Drive
4
Genoa
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Turin
— 4 nights
Train
6
Milan
— Few hours
Fly

S M T W T F S
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1

1
night
Verona

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Verona tour site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Verona is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Cape Town, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Verona, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 16:

few
hours
Venice

City of Romance

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 16th (Thu): browse for treasures at Gioielleria Eredi Jovon and then stop by Magie di Carnevale.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

7
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do your shopping at Mercato Centrale and Microfficina Gioielli. Step out of Florence to go to Santa Brigida and see Castello del Trebbio, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, stop by I'Mago, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online journey builder.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. You will leave for Genoa on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Florence

Shopping · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 23:

3
nights
Genoa

Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Visiting Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Cinque Terre Trails will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Genoa side-trips: Vernazza (Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church & Vernazza) and Ente Parco di Portofino (in Santa Margherita Ligure). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi, enjoy breathtaking views from Spianata Castelletto, and admire the striking features of Via Giuseppe Garibaldi.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Genoa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

4
nights
Turin

City of Magic

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.
Step out of Turin with an excursion to Zoom Torino in Cumiana--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio, make a trip to Basilica of Superga, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Reale, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Consolata.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Turin trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Genoa in August: high temperatures in Turin hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:

few
hours
Milan

Fashion Capital of World

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.
For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Milan travel planner.

You can take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in August, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.