15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Venice, Foot to Aeroporto Marco Polo (linea B,R), Bus to Mestre Autostazione, Train to Verona
— 1 night
— 3 nights
San Cassiano
— 2 nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 3 nights
— 4 nights


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.
On the 4th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Garda, get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park, and then don't miss a visit to Mura di Lazise. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona, and finally look for gifts at Fil Good.

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Denver, USA to Verona is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Verona. Traveling from Denver in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Verona, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ortisei.
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Ortisei — 3 nights

Urtijëi is a town of 4,637 inhabitants in South Tyrol in northern Italy. Explore Ortisei's surroundings by going to Chiesa San Pietro sul Colle (in Fie allo Sciliar), Parco Naturale Puez Odle (in Bolzano) and Val di Funes (in Funes). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Sella Pass, take in nature's colorful creations at Rosarium Uhrerhof, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Anthony's Chapel, and hike along Sentiero per Rifugio Stevia.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ortisei online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Verona to Ortisei by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Cassiano.
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San Cassiano — 2 nights

On the 8th (Sat), get great views at Ferrata Tridentina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo degli Usi, Costumi e Tradizioni della Gente Ladina, stroll through Rifugio Lagazuoi, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Lagazuoi.

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Traveling by car from Ortisei to San Cassiano takes an hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ortisei in July: high temperatures in San Cassiano hover around 74°F and lows are around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Cortina d'Ampezzo.
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Cortina d'Ampezzo — 3 nights

Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Explore Cortina d'Ampezzo's surroundings by going to Passeggiata Per Le Famiglie - Circuito Lago di Braies (in Braies), Parco Naturale Tre Cime (Dolomiti Patrimonio dell’Umanita - UNESCO) (in San Candido) and Valli di Tures e Aurina (in Cadipietra). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cinque Torri, hit the slopes at Rifugio Lagazuoi, explore the ancient world of Museo all'Aperto delle 5 Torri, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Sappada.

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Traveling by car from San Cassiano to Cortina d'Ampezzo takes an hour. In July, Cortina d'Ampezzo is somewhat warmer than San Cassiano - with highs of 88°F and lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice — 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planner.

Drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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.