15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 1 night
2
Naples
— 1 night
3
Greve in Chianti
— 1 night
4
San Gimignano
— 1 night
5
Pisa
— 1 night
6
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
7
Bologna
— 1 night
8
Venice
— 3 nights
9
Milan
— 3 nights

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to Trevi Fountain and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally pause for some photo ops at La Pieta.

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

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Rome is 4 hours. In May, Rome is little chillier than Rio de Janeiro - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Naples travel app.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In May in Naples, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Verrazzano, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Monterinaldi, then learn about winemaking at Montefioralle Winery, and finally stop by Piccole Armonie Country.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Greve in Chianti online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Naples to Greve in Chianti by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Naples in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Greve in Chianti, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Castello di Monterinaldi
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Castello di Monterinaldi ©
Castello di Monterinaldi
Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano

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San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Porta Nova, learn about winemaking at Il Colombaio Di Santa Chiara, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola San Quirico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sant'Agostino, then contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, and finally don't miss a visit to San Gimignano Bell Tower.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Gimignano trip tool.

You can drive from Greve in Chianti to San Gimignano in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Pisa.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Porta Nova
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Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Azienda Agricola San Quirico ©
Azienda Agricola San Quirico
Church of Sant'Agostino ©
Church of Sant'Agostino

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Camposanto, admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Frediano.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Pisa online travel route planner.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Martin Cathedral
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 21st (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cinque Terre footpaths, learn about winemaking at Buranco Agriturismo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Oratorio della Cofradia dei Bianchi o de Santa Croce, then hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre online route planner.

You can take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
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Cinque Terre footpaths ©
Cinque Terre footpaths
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church

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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 22nd (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, browse for treasures at Abacanto Home, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then put a fun spin on your tour with Secret Zone, and finally steep yourself in history at Piazza Santo Stefano.

Discover how to plan a Bologna trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Bologna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Shopping · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
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Abacanto Home ©
Abacanto Home
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

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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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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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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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Villa Carlotta, admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Milan trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 28th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Basilica di San Giacomo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

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