15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 1 night
2
Orvieto
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
5
Alghero, Sardinia
— 1 night
6
Venice
— 5 nights

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Colosseum, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and then make a trip to Trevi Fountain. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thendon't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square, and finally explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rome journey app.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rome, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Rome, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi, thendon't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio, thenHead underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Orvieto.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rome to Orvieto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Orvieto

Wineries Historic Sites Parks
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Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Orvieto Underground ©
Orvieto Underground

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenget great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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San Teodoro, Sardinia

San Teodoro ©
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta, kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Taverna Beach. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Spiaggia di Capo Comino and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Isuledda.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro itinerary planning site.

Fly from Florence to San Teodoro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In August, daytime highs in San Teodoro are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Capo Comino, Porto Taverna Beach, Spiaggia Isuledda
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Spiaggia La Cinta ©
Spiaggia La Cinta
Lu Impostu Beach ©
Lu Impostu Beach
Spiaggia Isuledda ©
Spiaggia Isuledda

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Alghero, Sardinia

Alghero ©
Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mugoni, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Capo Caccia, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Alghero trip planning tool.

Drive from San Teodoro to Alghero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. August in Alghero sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Alghero

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Spiaggia di Maria Pia ©
Spiaggia di Maria Pia
Capo Caccia ©
Capo Caccia
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri ©
Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri

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nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica of St. Anthony and Museo di Castelvecchio. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Orto Botanico di Padova, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Arena di Verona, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and admire the landmark architecture of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Venice online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Alghero to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. August in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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