15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
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Verona
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Ravello
— 3 nights
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Naples
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Venice

Venice ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and then make a trip to Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg to Venice, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Venice is colder than Johannesburg - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Verona

Verona ©

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 22nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, stop by Bike Evolution S. Zeno, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then don't miss a visit to Cappella dei Notai, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Dello Scudo, explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, shop like a local with Via Mazzini, then shop like a local with Fondazione Bisazza, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Libreria Antiquaria Perini.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In December in Verona, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Fondazione Bisazza ©
Fondazione Bisazza

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 24th (Thu), stop by M.G. Design, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, then admire the masterpieces at Museo della Misericordia di Firenze, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Verona in December: high temperatures in Florence hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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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
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

Plan trip to Rome with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Head to Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ravello Artefor some retail therapy. Let the collections at Miniaci Art Gallery and Petit Prince Art Gallery capture your imagination. Explore Ravello's surroundings by going to Positano (Fornillo, Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, &more). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

Before you visit Ravello, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in December since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 30:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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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 31st (Thu): shop like a local with Sol’Art Ceramiche, then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then shop like a local with Museodivino, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, take in the exciting artwork at Magazzini Fotografici, examine the collection at Ospedale delle Bambole, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Santa Restituta, and finally shop like a local with Gallery Raffaele Celentano.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Naples when traveling from Ravello in December, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

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Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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