18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Mackay
Fly:  30 h
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Caserta
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Amalfi
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Salerno
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Mackay

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 Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Mackay, Australia to Rome is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Mackay in June, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Caserta.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
night
Caserta

Caserta ©
Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Bagno di Venere, admire the natural beauty at Reggia di Caserta, and then admire the striking features of Palazzo Paterno.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Caserta online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Caserta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Caserta

Historic Sites Parks
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Reggia di Caserta ©
Reggia di Caserta
Bagno di Venere ©
Bagno di Venere
Palazzo Paterno ©
Palazzo Paterno

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.
On the 20th (Sat), make a trip to Parrocchia Di San Gennaro, thenhead outdoors with Spiaggia della Gavitella, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): view the masterpieces at Art & Craft Gallery, thenkick back and relax at Fornillo, and then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Positano trip planning app.

Drive from Caserta to Positano in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Caserta in June, Positano is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Praiano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro ©
Parrocchia Di San Gennaro

1
night
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, revel in the low prices at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, thenget to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

To find maps and tourist information, read Amalfi day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Positano to Amalfi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Ravello
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, thenstop by Sol’Art Ceramiche, thenhead outdoors with Monte Finestra, and finally don't miss a visit to Valico di Chiunzi. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Pinacoteca Provinciale Salerno, make a trip to Chiesa di San Giorgio, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Giannattasio, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, thenkick back and relax at Marina Di Vietri, and finally stroll the grounds of Salerno War Cemetery.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Salerno road trip website.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Salerno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Salerno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Tramonti
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Monte Finestra ©
Monte Finestra
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Florence route maker site.

You can take a train from Salerno to Florence in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Salerno in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thensteep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenmake a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Milan journey tool.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
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