15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Florence
— 4 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights
4
Sorrento
— 3 nights

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Ponte dei Sospiri, Teatro La Fenice, and other attractions you added. Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

Chicago, USA to Venice is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. May in Venice sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Burano, Cometa di Vetro
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Baptistery of St. John, Palazzo Vecchio, San Michele in Foro, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazzale Michelangelo and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza del Duomo. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spanish Steps, Campo de' Fiori, Jewish Museum, and other attractions you added. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Pantheon. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fornillo, Church of Santa Maria Assunta, Walk of the Gods, and other attractions you added. Popular historic sites such as Pompeii Archaeological Park and Centro Storico are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Naples (Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli & Spaccanapoli). There's more to do: make a trip to Piazza Tasso.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sorrento day trip planning tool.

Take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anacapri, Capri, Naples, Positano, Salerno
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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