23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Florence
— 4 nights
Train
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Train
5
Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive
6
Positano
— 4 nights
Fly
7
Venice
— 4 nights
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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.
Step out of Milan to go to Tremezzina and see Villa del Balbianello, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and see La Casa Maledetta.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan online driving holiday planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Milan due to the time zone difference. In June, Milan is somewhat warmer than Vancouver - with highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough 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 1st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre and then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Scalinata Lardarina and then get outside with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre attractions tool.

Drive from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 20 min away). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a 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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Pompeii.
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Pompeii — 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Forum, admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, then don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pompeii online tour builder.

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Pompeii sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Positano.
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Positano — 4 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione), Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more) and Amalfi (Museo della Carta & Valle delle Ferriere). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Grande, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, and take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Positano online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly 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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from Positano to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Positano in July, Venice is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) 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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