17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
Fly:  15 h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Salerno
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Mexico City

2
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: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip maker.

Mexico City, Mexico to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mexico City to Rome, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in September, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, stroll through Marina Di Vietri, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, thenmake a trip to Via dei Mercanti, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and finally get outside with Cilento. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, make a trip to Le Ville di Ravello, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salerno trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Rome to Salerno by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salerno when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

2
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, thenkick back and relax at Fornillo, and finally stop by Artigianato Rallo. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, thenadmire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, thenkick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Positano

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Praiano
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Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 12th (Sat), stroll around Mount Subasio, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Rivotorto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, thenget to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, thendo a tasting at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

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Traveling by car from Positano to Assisi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trip

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio

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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.
On the 14th (Mon), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, thendo a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola San Quirico. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, thendeepen your understanding at Scuola di Cucina di Lella, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Siena trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Assisi to Siena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Siena are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trip

San Gimignano
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Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Museo degli Strumenti Musicali, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, thenexplore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Drive from Siena to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

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
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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 18th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally look and learn at Planetario di Padova.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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