17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy visit planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
Fly
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Pisa
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Bologna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Fly

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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 2nd (Wed), delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and then contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then make a trip to Oltre I Resti, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Naples day trip website.

Belgrade, Serbia to Naples is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Belgrade in June since evenings lows in Naples dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:

Pisa

— 2 nights
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 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria, enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa, don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, make a trip to Le mura di Lucca, don't miss a visit to Piazza Anfiteatro, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Guinigi, then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Torre delle Ore.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Pisa online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Pisa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rome in June since evenings lows in Pisa dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, Duomo di Siena, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:

Bologna

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, contemplate the long history of Piazza Santo Stefano, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then make a trip to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita. On your second day here, make a trip to I Love Maranello, push the limits with an extreme tour, then see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, and finally sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Villa San Donnino.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Bologna trip builder site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

Venice

— 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip builder.

Getting from Bologna to Venice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.