20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  18 h
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Bologna
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
4
Modena
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
5
Maranello
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
San Gimignano
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
8
Siena
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h
9
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
10
Cinque Terre
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
12
Naples
— 2 nights
Bus:  30 min
13
Pompeii
— 1 day
Subway:  45 min
14
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
15
Capri
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
16
Sorrento
— 1 night
Ferry:  30 min
17
Positano
— Few hours
Bus:  30 min
18
Amalfi
— Few hours
Ferry:  1 h
19
Sorrento
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
20
Rome
— 1 night
Subway:  30 min
21
Vatican City
— 1 day
Subway:  30 min
22
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Sao Paulo

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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.
You've added libreria Acqua alta, Isola di Murano, Magie di Carnevale, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 4 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: high temperatures in Venice hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Isola di Murano
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 12th (Thu), stop by Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online visit planner.

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping
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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 13th (Fri), stop by Tamburini.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bologna online travel route builder.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Fri) before leaving for Modena.

Things to do in Bologna

Shopping
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Tamburini ©
Tamburini

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Modena

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Modena trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Bologna to Modena in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Maranello.

Things to do in Modena

Museums
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MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari ©
MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari

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Maranello

Maranello ©
Maranello is a town and comune in the region of Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy, 18 km from Modena, with a population of 17,165 as of 2013. You've now added Museo Ferrari to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo Ferrari.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Maranello route builder site.

Maranello is very close to Modena. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Maranello

Museums
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Museo Ferrari ©
Museo Ferrari

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Florence

Florence ©
To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence tour planner.

Traveling by car from Maranello to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Historic Centre of San Gimignano. On the 15th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Historic Centre of San Gimignano and then take an in-depth tour of Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Gimignano online trip itinerary builder.

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 July, daily temperatures in San Gimignano can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites Museums
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Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano ©
Museo della Tortura di San Gimignano

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Duomo di Siena as well as Dolce Siena craft specialties. On the 15th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena and then stop by Dolce Siena craft specialties.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Siena trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Siena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Dolce Siena craft specialties ©
Dolce Siena craft specialties

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night
Florence

Florence
To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Siena to Florence by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, Cinque Terre Trails and Vernazza. On the 16th (Mon), get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then get outside with Cinque Terre Trails.

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You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

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night
Florence

Florence ©
To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Mercato Centrale ©
Mercato Centrale

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hop on Hop Off Bus, Naples, Lungomare Caracciolo and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Tours Museums Historic Sites
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Hop on Hop Off Bus, Naples ©
Hop on Hop Off Bus, Naples
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Lungomare Caracciolo ©
Lungomare Caracciolo

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pompeii holiday builder site.

Pompeii is very close to Naples. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a subway to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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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.
Plan trip to Sorrento with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a subway from Pompeii to Sorrento in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Sorrento sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sat) before leaving for Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Beaches Parks
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Food Tours
Cattedrale di Sorrento ©
Cattedrale di Sorrento
Leonelli's Beach ©
Leonelli's Beach

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Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): Head underground at Blue Grotto, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, don't miss a visit to I Faraglioni, then make a trip to Giardini di Augusto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Capri day trip site.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Capri takes 3 hours. July in Capri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
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Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto

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Sorrento

Sorrento
For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sorrento attractions planning site.

You can drive from Capri to Sorrento in 3 hours. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Positano

Positano
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Positano trip site.

Positano is just a short distance from Sorrento. July in Positano sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Duomo di Sant'Andrea. On the 22nd (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amalfi online travel route planner.

Amalfi is just a short distance from Positano. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Villa Cimbrone Gardens
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Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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Sorrento

Sorrento
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sorrento travel route planner.

Getting from Amalfi to Sorrento by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sorrento, with lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Rome

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Sorrento to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vatican City.

Things to do in Rome

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
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Vatican City

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
On the 24th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, and then appreciate the history behind La Pieta.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vatican City online tour planner.

Vatican City is just a stone's throw from Rome. July in Vatican City sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a subway to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Museums Historic Sites
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Stanze di Raffaello ©
Stanze di Raffaello
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
La Pieta ©
La Pieta

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Rome

Rome ©
Mostra di Leonardo Da Vinci has been added to your itinerary. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then get curious at Mostra di Leonardo Da Vinci, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Rome is just a short distance from Vatican City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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