19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
2
Turin
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Como
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Verona
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
5
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Lucca
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
7
Pisa
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
8
Siena
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
9
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
10
Praiano
— 1 night
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
11
Salerno
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
12
Pompeii
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
13
Naples
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio and then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan online journey planner.

Manchester, UK to Milan is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Manchester in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
night
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 9th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Turin in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in September, expect nights in Turin to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Superga
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Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone ©

1
night
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for gifts at Cucinantica, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Abbondio, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero 6 - Valbasca.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Como holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turin to Como takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Turin in September, expect nights in Como to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Trails Parks
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Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio ©
Basilica di Sant'Abbondio
Cucinantica ©
Cucinantica

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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.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Verona online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Como to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Verona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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night
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Centro storico, make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, and finally admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral.

To find photos and more tourist information, you can read our Lucca day trip website.

Getting from Venice to Lucca by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, daytime highs in Lucca are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Historic Sites
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

2
nights
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa, make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, then steep yourself in history at Baptistery of St. John, and finally don't miss a visit to Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa travel route tool.

Pisa is very close to Lucca. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Siena.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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night
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 17th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Battistero di San Giovanni, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, then make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then gain insight at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Siena trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Pisa to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 19th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to L’importuno di Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence planner.

You can take a bus from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Praiano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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night
Praiano

Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Praiano tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Praiano takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, subway, and bus. Traveling from Florence in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Praiano, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to ride a ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Praiano

Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Positano
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos

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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.
On the 22nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, then stop by La Bottega di Marilu', and finally learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito.

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You can ride a ferry from Praiano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Salerno

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Le Vigne di Raito
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Promenade Trieste ©
Promenade Trieste

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Lupanar, admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, then delve into the distant past at Forum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, and finally delve into the distant past at Villa Imperiale.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Pompeii trip planner.

Getting from Salerno to Pompeii by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pompeii, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

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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. On the 24th (Thu), examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, make a trip to Oltre I Resti, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, admire the masterpieces at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, then delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Naples online driving holiday planner.

Naples is just a stone's throw from Pompeii. In September, daytime highs in Naples are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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