22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Milan
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 3 nights
4
Naples
— 4 nights
5
Positano
— 4 nights
6
Rome
— 4 nights

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder website.

Dallas, USA to Venice is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in March; daily highs in Venice reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Milan can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence route planning app.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Praiano (Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista & Convento di Santa Maria a Castro). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, explore the galleries of Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, and learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Naples road trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Naples by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Praiano, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

4
nights
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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more), Liquorificio Mansi Carlo (in Minori) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), and have fun at Tennis Al Settimo Piano.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Positano sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Praiano, Amalfi, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo
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Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

4
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: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, make a trip to Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online route builder.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in March, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 31:
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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