15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome
— 3 nights
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
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Catania
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights

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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.
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, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rome trip maker site.

Cleveland, USA to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Cleveland in August, you will find days in Rome are somewhat warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (69°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

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

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Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the activities along Marina Piccola, Head underground at Blue Grotto, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, get great views at Monte Solaro, then cruise along Via Krupp, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Via Longano, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Tragara, and finally make a trip to Piazza Umberto I.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Capri road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of train and ferry from Rome to Capri in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Capri are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

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Giardini di Augusto ©
Giardini di Augusto
Belvedere Cannone ©
Belvedere Cannone
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni

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Catania

Catania ©

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see Off-Road Tours, don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, and then take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Made in Sicily Taormina, stroll around Villa Comunale, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Taormina, then head off the coast to Isola Bella, and finally don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Catania attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Catania takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Capri in August, plan for little chillier nights in Catania, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Catania

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Piazza Duomo ©
Piazza Duomo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Catania to Florence takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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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
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 17th (Tue), trek along Cinque Terre Trails, see some colorful creatures with Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally get into the urban bustle at Vernazza. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Isola Palmaria, then walk around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere, then grab your bike and head to Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Ex Gallerie.

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

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours ©
Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere ©
Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere
Isola Palmaria ©
Isola Palmaria

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Max Studio.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Venice by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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