16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Milan
— 1 night
Train
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
5
Rome
— 4 nights
Train
6
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Salerno
— 3 nights
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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 16th (Wed), make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice online trip itinerary builder.

Erbil, Iraq to Venice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Erbil to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Erbil in November, things will get slightly colder in Venice: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): 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 take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Milan are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
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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 (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence travel planning site.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Milan, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Siena.
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Siena — 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 21st (Mon), explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Siena route planning website.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) 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, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip tool.

Drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train 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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then learn about winemaking at Bosco de Medici Winery, then steep yourself in history at Villa dei Misteri, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Galleria Borbonica, explore the ancient world of Tempio di Giove Capitolino, then explore the ancient world of Terme del Foro, and finally steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Naples trip planning site.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salerno.
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Salerno — 3 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Fruscione, don't miss a visit to Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Tempio di Pomona. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Via dei Mercanti, see the interesting displays at Scuola Medica Salernitana Museo Virtuale, then take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino della Minerva, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Comunale, and finally make a trip to Promenade Trieste.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Salerno day trip website.

You can drive from Naples to Salerno in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salerno, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to 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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