18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Florence
— 3 nights
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Assisi
— 1 night
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Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Burano
— 2 nights
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Pellestrina
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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Florence is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Florence. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Florence, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Damiano, and finally contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Positano (Fornillo, Il Sentiero Degli Dei, &more) and Le Vigne di Raito (in Raito). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, and view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ravello day trip website.

Drive from Assisi to Ravello in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Assisi in September since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Drive from Ravello to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in September, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Rome. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Step out of Venice with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Burano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Burano

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Il Campanile Storto and then make a trip to Parrocchia San Martino Vescovo. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Treviso, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Signori, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata lungo la restera, and finally stop by New Arte Fuga - Glass Factory.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Burano day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Venice to Burano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. September in Burano sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pellestrina.

Things to do in Burano

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Pellestrina

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclabile, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio, then step off the mainland to explore Isola di Pellestrina, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Della Laguna Sud.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Pellestrina driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Burano to Pellestrina with the Route module. When traveling from Burano in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Pellestrina: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pellestrina

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

City of Venice travel guide

4.4
Architectural Buildings · Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges, of which there are 400. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.In 2014, 264,579 people resided in Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historic city of Venice (Centro storico). Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), with a total population of 2.6 million. PATREVE is a statistical metropolitan area without any degree of autonomy.The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the "La Dominante," "Serenissima," "Queen of the Adriatic," "City of Water," "City of Masks," "City of Bridges," "The Floating City," and "City of Canals."

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