17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Dublin
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Pisa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
San Marino
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Genoa
— 5 nights
Drive + Ferry:  4 h
5
Portoferraio
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dublin

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Relax by the water at Lido Di Camaiore and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Florence is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Florence is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Lido Di Camaiore ©
Lido Di Camaiore
Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno ©
Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dog Beach San Vincenzo and Bagno Maurizio. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Duomo di Pisa and Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina. Explore Pisa's surroundings by going to Bagno Baratti (in Baratti) and Bagno Irene (in Viareggio). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele in Borgo, and admire the striking features of Palazzo della Carovana.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Pisa vacation planning app.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to San Marino.

Things to do in Pisa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Viareggio, Bagno Baratti, Dog Beach San Vincenzo
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
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Dog Beach San Vincenzo ©
Dog Beach San Vincenzo
Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

1
night
San Marino

San Marino ©
On the 25th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Torri di San Marino.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Marino trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to San Marino takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Genoa.

Things to do in San Marino

Historic Sites
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Torri di San Marino ©
Torri di San Marino

5
nights
Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Relax by the water at Baia del Silenzio and 20 Riviera. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Varigotti Beach and Bagni Gallo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Genoa: Finale Ligure (Bagni Garibaldi & River Beach), Bagni Aldebaran (in Cogoleto) and Bagni Liliana (in Varigotti). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova, stroll through Il Cavallino Bianco Beach, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Genoa, and enjoy the sand and surf at San Michele di Pagana.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Genoa trip itinerary tool.

Getting from San Marino to Genoa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from San Marino in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Genoa, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Finale Ligure, Baia di Paraggi, Baia del Silenzio, San Michele di Pagana, Bagni Aldebaran
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:
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20 Riviera ©
20 Riviera
Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Pluto Beach ©
Pluto Beach

3
nights
Portoferraio

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): kick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Sansone, thenstroll through Spiaggia La Sorgente, thenkick back and relax at Spiaggia Di Sottobomba, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Spiaggia Della Biodola, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cavoli, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Tombe, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Chiessi.

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Do a combination of car and ferry from Genoa to Portoferraio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. September in Portoferraio sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Chiessi, Spiaggia di Cavoli, Spiaggia delle Tombe
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Spiaggia di Cavoli ©
Spiaggia di Cavoli
Spiaggia di Chiessi
Spiaggia di Chiessi

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