21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Milan
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 3 nights
5
Sorrento
— 4 nights
6
Reggio Calabria
— 6 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Domenico, hunt for treasures at Laguna di Venezia, and then get outside with Bahia del Sole. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Centro Astoria and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sabbia e Sale Feeling Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Chioggia
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Bahia del Sole ©
Bahia del Sole
Sabbia e Sale Feeling Beach ©
Sabbia e Sale Feeling Beach

3
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Via Monte Napoleone, I Navigli, Piazza del Duomo, and other attractions you added. You'll explore and learn at Musei Civici Di Palazzo Farnese and Duomo Di Piacenza. Do some cultural sightseeing at Possessione Sparano Capelli and Tenuta Quvestra. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Ricci Oddi (in Piacenza), Rocca d'Olgisio (in Pianello Val Tidone) and Pavia (Basilica San Michele Maggiore & Castello Visconteo - Musei Civici).

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip planning tool.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Piacenza, Pavia, Possessione Sparano Capelli, Rocca d'Olgisio, Tenuta Quvestra
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Possessione Sparano Capelli ©
Possessione Sparano Capelli

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Casa Museo Machiavelli
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Castello di Monterinaldi ©
Castello di Monterinaldi
Accademia del Buon Gusto ©
Accademia del Buon Gusto
Enoteca Falorni ©
Enoteca Falorni

3
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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.
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and Giardino di Ninfa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. It doesn't end there: stroll through V Lounge Beach Club and find something for the whole family at Cinecitta World.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation planning website.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Museo Storico Piana delle Orme, Giardino di Ninfa
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V Lounge Beach Club ©
V Lounge Beach Club
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme ©
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme
Giardino di Ninfa ©
Giardino di Ninfa

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Fornillo and Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna. Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Museo della Carta will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Duomo di Ravello (in Ravello), Paestum Ruins (in Paestum) and Bossa (in Salerno). Dedicate the 10th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, make a trip to Villa Fiorentino, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento tour itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Reggio Calabria.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Paestum Ruins, Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta

6
nights
Reggio Calabria

Reggio Calabria ©
Reggio di Calabria, commonly known as Reggio Calabria or simply Reggio in Southern Italy, is the largest city and the most populated comune of Calabria, Southern Italy. You'll get in some beach time at Isola Bella and Tropea Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Palazzo Della Cultura Pasquino Crupi and Fondazione Piccolo Museo San Paolo. Change things up with these side-trips from Reggio Calabria: Capo Vaticano (Grotticelle beach & Capo Vaticano) and Taormina (Villa Comunale, Corso Umberto, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Reggio Calabria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Cattedrale di Reggio Calabria Maria SS Asunta, explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Falcomata.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Reggio Calabria sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Sorrento to Reggio Calabria in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. August in Reggio Calabria sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Reggio Calabria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Taormina, Capo Vaticano, Tropea Beach, Chianalea di Scilla
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Tropea Beach ©
Tropea Beach
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

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