20 days in Italy Itinerary

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Como
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 3 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Saturnia
— 1 night
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Montemerano
— 1 day
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Rome
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Como — 3 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Visiting Riva Bianca Beach and Parco Monte Barro will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and Chiesa di San Vittore. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante), Forte Montecchio Nord (in Colico) and Chiesa Santa Maria del Tiglio (in Gravedona ed Uniti). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Giulio, appreciate the history behind Monumento alla Resistenza Europea, make a trip to Piazza Motta, and pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Como attractions planner.

Milan to Como is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Como can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally visit Cannaregio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice online vacation maker.

Drive from Como to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Oratorio dei Disciplinati di Santa Caterina, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giovanni Battista, and finally hike along Cinque Terre Trails.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre planner.

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Duomo di Pisa and Centro Storico. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Modena. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Bologna (Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, &more) and Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online travel route planner.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saturnia.
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Saturnia — 1 night

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You can drive from Florence to Saturnia in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. June in Saturnia sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F at night. On the 18th (Thu), you're off to Montemerano.
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Montemerano — 1 day

Piazza del Castello di Montemerano has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Pietro, get to know the fascinating history of Pitigliano Centro Storico, then Head underground at Via Cava, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza del Castello di Montemerano.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Montemerano trip itinerary planner.

Montemerano is very close to Saturnia. In June, daytime highs in Montemerano are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and Welcome To Rome. Discover out-of-the-way places like Villa d'Este and Cupola di San Pietro. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Bau Beach (in Maccarese), Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco) and Cascata delle Marmore (in Marmore). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Montemerano to Rome takes 2.5 hours. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back 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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