15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel planner
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Fly
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
5
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
6
Venice
— 2 nights
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip builder.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Rome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Positano.
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Positano — 3 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere, Museo della Carta, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, view the masterpieces at Art & Craft Gallery, get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano, and get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Positano visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Assisi.
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Assisi — 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 24th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di Santa Chiara, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, then steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Assisi road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Assisi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker site.

Drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a train to Verona.
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Verona — 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, catch a live performance at Arena di Verona, make a trip to Piazza Bra, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Verona trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, daytime highs in Verona are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally visit Cannaregio. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco and then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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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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