20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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20 days in Italy Itinerary

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

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: Positano (Fornillo & Il Sentiero Degli Dei) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Amalfi). There's still lots to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, admire the natural beauty at Villa Comunale, and stop by Feludei.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sorrento trip itinerary planning app .

Lafayette, USA to Sorrento is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Lafayette to Sorrento is 7 hours. When traveling from Lafayette in March, plan for little chillier days in Sorrento, with highs around 60°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

8
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, & more), Basilica San Vitale (in Ravenna) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning tool .

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. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Sorrento in March, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catch the 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
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
On the 15th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, then explore the fascinating underground world of Orvieto Sotterranea, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Orvieto, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Moro.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Orvieto journey maker tool .

Take a train from Florence to Orvieto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Orvieto are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

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

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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome vacation maker app .

Take a train from Orvieto to Rome in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March in Rome, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish 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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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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