15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
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Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice

— 3 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.
When in Venice, make a side trip to see Basilica of St. Anthony in Padua, approximately Padua away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Venezia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Venice is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Venice. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in August, you will find days in Venice are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Verona

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, delve into the distant past at Arena di Verona, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Verona trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. August in Verona sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip website.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Damiano.

To find reviews and tourist information, go to the Assisi trip builder.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Assisi sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums
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Amalfi

— 2 nights

Painted Town

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.
On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Museo della Carta, take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: 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, then take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Amalfi online holiday maker.

You can drive from Assisi to Amalfi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Assisi in August, with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Rome

— 4 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 landmark architecture of Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome day trip app.

Drive from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amalfi in August since evenings lows in Rome dip to 24°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.