14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 3 nights
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Bologna
— 2 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
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La Spezia
— 1 night
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Pisa
— 1 night
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Rome

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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa Borghese and Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, have fun and explore at Welcome To Rome, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bologna.
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Bologna — 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bologna day trip planning website.

Getting from Rome to Bologna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.
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Venice — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
On the 19th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, head off the coast to Giudecca, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, wander the streets of Cannaregio, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to Dorsoduro, admire the landmark architecture of Torre dell'Orologio, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary site.

Drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.
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Milan — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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 21st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Museo Pieta Rondanini, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then get to know the resident critters at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Visconti Borromeo Litta, and finally examine the collection at Casa Milan.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Milan day trip planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to La Spezia.
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La Spezia — 1 night

La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. On the 23rd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sentiero 586 (ex n.6D) Volastra-Case Pianca.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the La Spezia journey planning site.

You can drive from Milan to La Spezia in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in La Spezia sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Pisa.
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Pisa — 1 night

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
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You can drive from La Spezia to Pisa in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Castello di Monteriggioni. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Duomo di Siena & Centro Storico di Siena). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, admire the local landmark of Fountain of Neptune, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Rome

Eternal City

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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