20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Lafayette
Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Sorrento
— 4 nights
Subway + Train:  4 h 30 min
2
Florence
— 8 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Orvieto
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
4
Rome
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Lafayette

4
nights
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.
Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Positano (Fornillo & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). There's much more to do: stop by Feludei, do a tasting at Vinicola De Angelis, take a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and stroll around Villa Comunale.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Sorrento journey planning tool.

Lafayette, USA to Sorrento is an approximately 19.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. While traveling from Lafayette, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sorrento, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 50°F. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Positano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Feludei ©
Feludei

8
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence travel route website.

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Sorrento to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sorrento in March since evenings lows in Florence dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Orvieto.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Basilica San Vitale, Castello del Trebbio, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Food Tours
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

few
hours
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, then explore the fascinating underground world of Orvieto Underground, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Orvieto, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Moro.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Orvieto vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Orvieto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Orvieto can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Orvieto Underground ©
Orvieto Underground
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio

5
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: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Orvieto to Rome by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. March in Rome sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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