16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy holiday planner
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Milan
— 2 nights
Train
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
6
Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice — 3 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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from San Juan to Venice. Traveling from San Juan in February, expect Venice to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.
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Verona — 2 nights

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 8th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, and finally catch a live performance at Arena di Verona. On the next day, contemplate the long history of I Portoni della Bra, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, then snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero, and finally explore the world behind art at Fondazione Bisazza.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Verona trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In February in Verona, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Milan.
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Milan — 2 nights

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 10th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, make a trip to Dialogo nel Buio, and then examine the collection at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata. On your second day here, get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then test your team's savvy at La Casa Maledetta, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in Milan sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train 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.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Florence holiday planner.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in February, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 14°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Assisi holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Assisi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 4 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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome visit planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly 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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