15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Pisa
Drive
2
Serravalle Scrivia
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Como
— 1 night
Drive
5
Riva Del Garda
Drive
6
Sirmione
Drive
7
Venice
— 1 night
Drive
8
Bologna
— 1 night
Train
9
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
10
Rome
— 1 night
Train
11
Naples
— 3 nights
Ferry
12
Capri, Island of Capri
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Catania
13
Catania, Sicily
— 1 night
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Pisa

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 10th (Sun): make a trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pisa trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Pisa is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Pisa is minus 3 hours. In July, Pisa is colder than Dubai - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Serravalle Scrivia.
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Serravalle Scrivia — 2 nights

Serravalle Scrivia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Alessandria in the Italian region of Piedmont, located about 100km southeast of Turin and about 25km southeast of Alessandria.Serravalle Scrivia borders the following municipalities: Arquata Scrivia, Cassano Spinola, Gavi, Novi Ligure, Stazzano, and Vignole Borbera.HistoryThe settlement was probably founded by the inhabitants of the Roman city of Libarna after the destruction of that city in 452 AD.From 1122 Serravalle Scrivia belonged to the bishops of Tortona, until they ceded it to the commune of Tortona, in exchange for the defence of their lands. On the 11th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on Truffle Experience and then look for gifts at Serravalle Designer Outlet.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Serravalle Scrivia trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pisa to Serravalle Scrivia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Pisa in July, you will find days in Serravalle Scrivia are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Milan.
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Milan — 1 night

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 12th (Tue), shop like a local with Brera District, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milan route maker site.

Traveling by car from Serravalle Scrivia to Milan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Serravalle Scrivia, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Como.
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Como — 1 night

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get outside with Aero Club Como, then trek along Chilometro della Conoscenza, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Andrea Apostolo, and finally stop by Tea World.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Como journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Como takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Riva Del Garda.
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Riva Del Garda

Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. On the 14th (Thu), see the interesting displays at La Limonaia del Castel.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Riva Del Garda trip website.

You can drive from Como to Riva Del Garda in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sirmione.
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Sirmione

Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): do a tasting at Tenuta Roveglia and then learn about winemaking at Casello Bondoni.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sirmione trip planner.

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Sirmione in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sirmione can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.
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Venice — 1 night

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 15th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally stop by Cannaregio.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Sirmione to Venice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.
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Bologna — 1 night

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Torre Prendiparte, see the interesting displays at La Macchina del Tempo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Francesco.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bologna online travel planner.

Drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): wander the streets of Piazza della Repubblica, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get some fabulous bargains at Jimmy's Leather Collection, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip site.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of Villa Borghese, make a trip to Piazza Navona, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Piazza Venezia, then contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Naples.
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Naples — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Ravello. Explore hidden gems such as Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Chiesa Museo di Santa Luciella ai Librai. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Pompeii (Tempio di Giove Capitolino, Forum, &more) and Ravello (Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela & Villa Rufolo). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli, and delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Naples online attractions planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Capri.
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Capri, Island of Capri

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Capri trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Capri in 1.5 hours. July in Capri sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Catania.
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Catania, Sicily — 1 night

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 23rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario Sant'Agata al Carcere, stop by I Dolci Di Nonna Vincenza, then enjoy the sand and surf at Le Capannine, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Catania trip itinerary app.

Getting from Capri to Catania by combination of ferry and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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Lake Como travel guide

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A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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