22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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Train
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Naples
— 3 nights
Train
2
Rome
— 4 nights
Train
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Cinque Terre
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Vicenza
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Venice
— 2 nights

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Naples — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Appreciate the collections at The Neapolis Buried and Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Forum and Catacombe di San Gaudioso. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Pompeii (Villa dei Misteri, Temple of Apollo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande, admire the masterpieces at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, and examine the collection at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Naples vacation planner.

Rome to Naples is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can catch the train 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. Kids will appreciate attractions like Piazza Navona and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, don't miss a visit to Cupola di San Pietro, take an in-depth tour of Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Centro Storico and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Riding with Cosimo. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip maker app.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 4 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Attractions like Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Levanto to Monterosso Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Borgo Antico and Chiesa di San Lorenzo. Change things up with these side-trips from Cinque Terre: Basilica dei Fieschi (in Cogorno) and Hike the Punta Manara (in Sestri Levante). Next up on the itinerary: take a tour by water with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giovanni Battista.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cinque Terre vacation builder app.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In October, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Vicenza.
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Vicenza — 4 nights

City of Palladio

Famous for its abundance of 16th-century architecture designed by Andrea Palladio, Vicenza was coined the City of Palladio.
Scrovegni Chapel and Villa Valmarana ai Nani will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda and Museo Diocesano capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Vicenza side-trips: Cattedrale di San Vigilio (in Trento), Road of 52 Tunnels (in Valli del Pasubio) and Castel Beseno (in Besenello). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico, explore the world behind art at Museo Civico di Palazzo Chiericati, get engrossed in the history at Palazzo da Schio, Ca' d'Oro, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbazia di S. Maria di Praglia.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vicenza attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Vicenza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cinque Terre, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vicenza, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Venice.
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Doge's Palace. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, expand your understanding of the military at Venetian Arsenal, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Vicenza to Venice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough 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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Tuscany travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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