22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 1 day
2
Florence
— 4 nights
3
Siena
— 3 nights
4
Rome
— 4 nights
5
Amalfi
— 2 nights
6
Naples
— 3 nights
7
Catania, Sicily
— 1 night
8
Venice
— 3 nights

1
day
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 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Milan trip planning tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Milan. When traveling from Vancouver in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to catch the 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

4
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: San Michele in Foro (in Lucca) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). Dedicate the 28th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Michele in Foro, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Siena side-trips: Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona (in Castelnuovo dell'Abate), San Gimignano (Guardastelle Vineyard & Torre Grossa) and Montalcino (Podere Il Cocco & Fortezza di Montalcino). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di San Giovanni.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Siena trip builder tool.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Montalcino, San Gimignano
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Siena to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, then stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then make a trip to Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amalfi vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Rome to Amalfi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Amalfi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

3
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano) and Food Tours (in Sorrento). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and get engrossed in the history at The Neapolis Buried.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Naples visit planner.

You can drive from Amalfi to Naples in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Naples. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Vesuvio National Park, Food Tours
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Food Tours
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

1
night
Catania, Sicily

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 11th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Etna.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Catania trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Catania takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. October in Catania sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Catania

Nature · Parks
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Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna

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 still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip site.

Fly from Catania to Venice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Catania in October, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Padua, Museo del Vetro
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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