17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Salerno
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Venice
— 2 nights
5
Verona
— 3 nights
6
Milan
— 2 nights

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome online road trip planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Argentina Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in December, expect Rome to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Salerno is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo d'Avossa, and contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Citta.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salerno holiday app.

You can drive from Rome to Salerno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in December since evenings lows in Salerno dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Salerno

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno ©
Museo Diocesano San Matteo di Salerno
Centro Storico Salerno ©
Centro Storico Salerno
Via dei Mercanti ©
Via dei Mercanti

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 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind Tabernacolo delle Fonticine, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

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Getting from Salerno to Florence by train takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Salerno in December, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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 24th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. On your second day here, explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder app.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Venice reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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nights
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: listen to music at Arena di Verona, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai, and browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Verona road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. December in Verona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, thensee La Casa Maledetta, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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