15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner
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Fly
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Naples
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Fountain of Neptune, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Montreal, Canada to Florence is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Florence due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in August, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 21st (Sun), get outside with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giovanni Battista, then step off the mainland to explore Isola Palmaria, and finally get into the urban bustle at Vernazza. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Ex Gallerie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Madonnina della Punta, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Antico, then don't miss a visit to Oratorio della Confraternita dei Neri Mortis et Orationis, and finally hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre holiday builder app.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take a stroll through Cannaregio, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally take a stroll through Dorsoduro.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly to Positano.
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Positano — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, don't miss a visit to Vicoli, scale e archi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, kick back and relax at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then take in the exciting artwork at Art & Craft Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Positano tour itinerary site.

You can fly from Venice to Positano in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Positano. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Vulcano Solfatara, look for all kinds of wild species at Parco Sommerso di Gaiola - Area Marina Protetta, then explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, then make a trip to Grotta di Seiano, and finally see the interesting displays at Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Miglio Sacro, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, then steep yourself in history at Lupanar, then delve into the distant past at Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

Start your trip to Naples by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Positano to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Naples sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can take a train to 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa Borghese and Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and snap pictures at St. Angelo Bridge.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for home.
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Italy travel guide

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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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