16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Subway:  30​min
2
Vatican City
— 1 day
Subway:  30​min
3
Rome
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Pompeii
— Few hours
Train:  45​min
5
Naples
— Few hours
Train:  1​h 30​min
6
Rome
— 1 night
Train:  2​h
7
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h
8
Pisa
— Few hours
Train:  2​h
9
Siena
— Few hours
Train:  1​h 30​min
10
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 30​min
11
Venice
— 1 night
Ferry:  30​min
12
Murano
— Few hours
Ferry:  30​min
13
Burano
— Few hours
Ferry:  1​h
14
Venice
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 30​min
15
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 15​min
16
Verona
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Trastevere, Piazza del Campidoglio, Campo de' Fiori, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then make a trip to Spanish Steps, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, and finally take a stroll through Trastevere. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Roman Forum, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then wander the streets of Campo de' Fiori, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Rome, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Rome reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a subway to Vatican City.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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Vatican City

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, then make a trip to Vatican Museums, then appreciate the history behind La Pieta, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vatican City online trip builder .

Vatican City is very close to Rome. In December in Vatican City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take the subway to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
La Pieta ©
La Pieta
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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Rome

Rome ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore has been added to your itinerary. On the 16th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

Rome is just a stone's throw from Vatican City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pompeii online road trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Spaccanapoli has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Spaccanapoli, then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and then steep yourself in history at Underground Naples.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples route builder .

Naples is just a stone's throw from Pompeii. December in Naples sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites
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Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Via San Gregorio Armeno ©
Via San Gregorio Armeno
Spaccanapoli ©
Spaccanapoli

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Rome

Rome
To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome visit site .

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Florence on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Rome

Tours Historic Sites Nightlife
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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've now added Piazza Santa Croce to your itinerary. On the 18th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, and finally make a trip to Piazza Santa Croce. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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Pisa

Pisa ©
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 20th (Fri), admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa, then get to know the fascinating history of Knights’ Square, and then contemplate the long history of Palazzo della Canonica.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Siena.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Knights’ Square ©
Knights’ Square
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Palazzo della Canonica ©
Palazzo della Canonica

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Piazza del Campo has been added to your itinerary. On the 20th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Siena visit planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Siena in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Florence.
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Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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Florence

Florence
To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence day trip website .

Getting from Siena to Florence by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You will leave for Venice on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venice journey planning website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Murano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Murano

Murano ©
On the 22nd (Sun), make a trip to Isola di Murano and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Murano journey planner.

Murano is just a short distance from Venice. In December, daytime highs in Murano are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the ferry ride to Burano.

Things to do in Murano

Historic Sites
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Church of Santa Maria e San Donato ©

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Burano

Burano ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Il Campanile Storto, make a trip to Parrocchia San Martino Vescovo, and then look for gifts at New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Burano trip itinerary builder tool .

Burano is just a stone's throw from Murano. In December in Burano, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Venice.

Things to do in Burano

Shopping Historic Sites
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New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory ©
New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory

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Venice

Venice
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a stroll through Cannaregio and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Venice day trip app .

Traveling by ferry from Burano to Venice takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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Milan

Milan ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Torre dei Lamberti, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

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You can take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Lago di Como
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Verona is known for nightlife, historic sites, museums, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Piazza Bra and steep yourself in history at I Portoni della Bra.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona trip website .

Take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Verona are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites
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I Portoni della Bra ©
I Portoni della Bra
Piazza Bra ©
Piazza Bra

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