20 days in Amsterdam & Italy Itinerary

20 days in Amsterdam & Italy Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
2
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Leidseplein. Get outdoors at Fishing Charters & Tours and Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel (in Delft) and Hoge Veluwe National Park (in Hoenderloo). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, explore the activities along Singel, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

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If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel, Hoge Veluwe National Park, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©

4
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Get in touch with nature at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza and Cinque Terre Trails. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova and Portovenere. Change things up with these side-trips from Cinque Terre: Genoa (Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi & Boccadasse). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre, take a stroll around Vernazza, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, and explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria.

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Fly from Amsterdam to Cinque Terre in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, you will find days in Cinque Terre are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Genoa, Portovenere
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Portovenere ©
Portovenere
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi ©
Passeggiata Anita Garibaldi a Nervi

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Florence Academy of Fine Arts are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Val d'Orcia and Basilica of Santa Croce. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Canyon Park (in Bagni di Lucca), Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Silvia Tanganelli, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, and steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo.

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Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Val d'Orcia, Canyon Park, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. Head to Via Condotti and Porta Portesefor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

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Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

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

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