15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip maker

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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Naples
— 1 night
Train
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
5
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive
6
Pisa
— 1 night
Train
7
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
8
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bologna
— 1 night
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Rome

— 3 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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Rome is 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in July; daily highs in Rome reach 37°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:

Positano

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, then take in the exciting artwork at Miniaci Art Gallery, then kick back and relax at Fornillo, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Positano trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Positano by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:

Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Positano to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:

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 11th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence tour builder.

Getting from Naples to Florence by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Naples in July, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:

San Gimignano

— 1 night

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): do a tasting at A Solatio Organic Farm, then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, then learn about winemaking at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, and finally steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Gimignano sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to San Gimignano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Pisa

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Museo Aviotruppe Esercito Italiano, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa travel route planner.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Pisa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Pisa

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:

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 15th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Pisa to Milan by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Venice holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Bologna

— 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell and then steep yourself in history at Piazza Santo Stefano.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bologna sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 18th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.