16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h
2
Vietri sul Mare
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Naples
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Rome
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Mark's Square and Ca' Rezzonico. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice online vacation builder .

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Venice due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Venice at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Santa Maria de Olearia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Sol’Art Ceramiche. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the water at your own pace with Chic & Fabulous, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vietri sul Mare route app .

Explore your travel options from Venice to Vietri sul Mare with the Route module. Traveling from Venice in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Vietri sul Mare. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Outdoors Tours Transportation

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Santa Maria de Olearia
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Sol’Art Ceramiche ©
Sol’Art Ceramiche
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get a sense of the local culture at Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei and Museo Cappella Sansevero. You'll explore and learn at National Archaeological Museum of Naples and Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte. Change things up with a short trip to Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods in Positano (about 44 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), contemplate the long history of Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and examine the collection at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Naples planning tool .

Traveling by car from Vietri sul Mare to Naples takes an hour. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in April, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. St. Peter's Basilica and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Rome holiday maker site .

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Galleria dell'Accademia and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Museum-lovers will get to explore Uffizi Galleries and Pitti Palace. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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