15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Como
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Fri), make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally make a trip to Basilica di San Marco. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally learn something new at The Workshop of Paolo Brandolisio.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Venice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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

1
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 19th (Sun), visit Quinzano, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, thenadmire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, and finally steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Verona trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May in Verona, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
nights
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thenlook for gifts at Dep Design Store, and finally stop by Tea World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): browse the fresh offerings at Micromercato Moltrasio, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Onno, and then look for gifts at Cucinantica.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Como travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Como takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Como are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Como

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Milan, Micromercato Moltrasio, Spiaggia di Onno
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Micromercato Moltrasio ©
Micromercato Moltrasio

2
nights
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 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally contemplate the long history of Torre di Arnolfo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

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

Take a train from Como to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 24th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and then get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, look for gifts at La Bottega delle Arti, shop like a local with Ravello Arte, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Lannio, and finally learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Ravello route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Ravello in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Florence in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 21°C in Ravello. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Vigne di Raito, Spiaggia Lannio
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Pantheon and Vatican Museums. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the masterpieces at Sistine Chapel, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome route maker app.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in May, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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