22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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22 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
4
Naples
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Dallas

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online driving holiday planner .

Dallas, USA to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Time (CET) is 7 hours. In March, Venice is a bit cooler than Dallas - with highs of 58°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train 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.
On the 15th (Fri), make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then contemplate the long history of Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

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Traveling by train from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in March, and nighttime lows around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to 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, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

Before you visit Florence, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time 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 ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and take in the architecture and design of Museo delle Arti Sanitarie.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planning website .

Take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Praiano, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
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 Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings, Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sorrow (Sancturio Maria Santissima Addolorata), & more), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, & more) and Liquorificio Mansi Carlo (in Minori). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, don't miss a visit to Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista, and enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Grado.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano online travel route builder .

You can drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in March, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Praiano, Ravello, Amalfi, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:
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Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, make a trip to Pantheon, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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