15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Pisa
Drive
2
Portofino
— 1 night
Drive
3
Serravalle Scrivia
— 1 day
Drive
4
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
5
Como
— 1 night
Drive
6
Sirmione
— 1 night
Drive
7
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Bologna
— 1 night
Train
9
Florence
— 1 night
Train
10
Rome
— 1 night
Train
11
Naples
— 1 night
Ferry
12
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry
13
Positano
— 2 nights
Fly
14
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): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Pisa day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Pisa is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Pisa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in July, things will get cooler in Pisa: highs are around 35°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Portofino.
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Portofino — 1 night

Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Portofino trip planner.

Getting from Pisa to Portofino by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Pisa in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Portofino. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Serravalle Scrivia.
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Serravalle Scrivia — 1 day

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. You've now added Serravalle Designer Outlet to your itinerary. On the 11th (Mon), stop by Serravalle Designer Outlet.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Serravalle Scrivia road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Portofino to Serravalle Scrivia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Portofino in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Serravalle Scrivia, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

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Drive from Serravalle Scrivia to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Serravalle Scrivia in July, you will find days in Milan are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Tue) before leaving for 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Villa del Balbianello as well as Villa Olmo. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the striking features of Villa Olmo and then admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Como trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Como takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Como are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sirmione.
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Sirmione — 1 night

Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). On the 13th (Wed), make a trip to Parrocchia Santa Maria Della Neve, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, then explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro in Mavino. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Torre di San Martino della Battaglia , do a tasting at Onepio Winery, and then explore the ancient world of Villa Romana e Antiquarium.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sirmione driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Como to Sirmione in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice — 2 nights

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 your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take a stroll through Cannaregio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice route maker.

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 in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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.
To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna road trip app.

Drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bologna are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Florence — 1 night

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): steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough 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.
To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome online tour planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will leave for Capri on the 20th (Wed).
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Capri, Island of Capri — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 20th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardini di Augusto, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, then get great views at Monte Solaro, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria a Cetrella.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Capri trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Positano.
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Positano — 2 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.
On the 21st (Thu), trek along Ravello-Minori Walk, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta, get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, then contemplate the long history of Villa Rufolo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano journey maker site.

Ride a ferry from Capri to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly 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): make a trip to Chiesa San Benedetto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Sant'Agata al Carcere, then enjoy the sand and surf at Le Capannine, and finally make a trip to Chiesa della Badia di Sant'Agata.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Catania driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Positano to Catania takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to 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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