14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Naples
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Milan
— 1 night
5
Verona
— 1 night
6
Venice
— 2 nights
7
Bologna
— 1 night


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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: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, things will get a bit cooler in Rome: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, thenmake a trip to Villa Comunale, and then make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Restituta, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Naples trip itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. May in Naples sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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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 21st (Fri): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Naples in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Florence. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Milan.

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Milan trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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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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night
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.
On the 24th (Mon), examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thenstep into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Verona tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Verona sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Tours Nightlife
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Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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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 25th (Tue): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

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

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night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano and then take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bologna itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Bologna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
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Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell

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