23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route maker

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Milan
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Fly to Naples International Airport, Drive to Vietri sul Mare
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Vietri sul Mare
— 4 nights
Drive
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Positano
— 4 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 5 nights
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Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 1st (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero 6 - Valbasca.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Milan road trip planner.

Porto Alegre, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Porto Alegre to Milan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto Alegre in August, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Florence trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:

Venice

— 4 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: Padua (Parrocchia San Nicolo, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 9:

Vietri sul Mare

— 4 nights
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vietri sul Mare: Boat Tours & Water Sports (in Maiori), Scala (Chiesa dell'Annunziata & Cattedrale di San Lorenzo) and Minori (Liquorificio Mansi Carlo & Basilica of Saint Trofimena). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione, steep yourself in history at Santa Maria de Olearia, stroll through Spiaggia di Atrani, and don't miss a visit to Spiaggia della Crestarella.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vietri sul Mare day trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Venice to Vietri sul Mare. Traveling from Venice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vietri sul Mare, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 13:

Positano

— 4 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Get out of town with these interesting Positano side-trips: Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Amalfi (Cimitero Monumentale, Cloister del Paradiso, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, cool off at Fornillo, get interesting insight from Tours, and shop like a local with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Positano planning app.

You can drive from Vietri sul Mare to Positano in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 17:

Rome

— 5 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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Positano to Rome in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 22:

Italy travel guide

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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.