15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Beirut
+2
Fly + tram + train:  7​h
1
Bologna
— 4 nights
train:  1​h
2
Padua
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Venice
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
5
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
6
Milan
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Beirut

4
nights
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Basilica di San Petronio, Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Fontana del Nettuno, and other attractions.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bologna trip planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Bologna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Beirut to Bologna due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Beirut in September: high temperatures in Bologna hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Padua.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites
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Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca ©
Santuario di Madonna di San Luca

1
night
Padua

Padua
Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Padua trip planning app .

You can take a train from Bologna to Padua in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Bologna in September, expect nights in Padua to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. You'll set off for Venice on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Padua

Nightlife Historic Sites Parks
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Venice

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): wander the streets of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Campo Santa Margherita, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Mocenigo, then admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Mazzega Glass Srl, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia Santa Maria Formosa, identify plant and animal life at Lio Piccolo, then get to know the fascinating history of Passeggiata lungo la restera, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia Benedettina Santa Maria in Silvis.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Venice holiday website .

Venice is very close to Padua. While traveling from Padua, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Murano, Lio Piccolo, Abbazia Benedettina Santa Maria in Silvis, Passeggiata lungo la restera
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Church of San Pantalon ©
Church of San Pantalon
Santa Maria dei Miracoli ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli
Lio Piccolo ©
Lio Piccolo

2
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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montefioralle, get engrossed in the history at Corridoio Vasariano, see the interesting displays at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, then take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, and finally admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Casa di Santa Caterina, do a tasting at Enoteca Falorni, then do a tasting at Accademia del Buon Gusto, then see the interesting displays at University of Florence Natural History Museum, and finally make a trip to Giardino Bardini.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip builder .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Casa di Santa Caterina
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
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Corridoio Vasariano ©
Corridoio Vasariano
Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele ©
Church and Museum of Orsanmichele

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Rome

Rome ©
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 2nd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria della Vittoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, then delve into the distant past at Foro di Cesare, then delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, and finally explore the ancient world of Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): browse the exhibits of Villa Farnesina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, get to know the fascinating history of Colle Aventino, then make a trip to Piazza del Campidoglio, then examine the collection at Complesso del Vittoriano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation builder website .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Santa Maria della Vittoria ©
Santa Maria della Vittoria
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo ©
Colle Aventino ©
Colle Aventino

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nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
You'll explore and learn at Tempio Civico della Beata Vergine Incoronata and Pirelli HangarBicocca. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo and Santuario di Caravaggio - Santa Maria del Fronte. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Crema (Centro Storico di Crema & Basilica Santa Maria della Croce), Rocca Sforzesca (in Soncino) and Brescia (Piazza Paolo VI & Via dei Musei). See even more of Milan: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Vincenzo in Galliano, make a trip to Basilica di Sant'Antonino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Comune.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Milan trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in October, you will find days in Milan are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Como, Crema, Brescia, Santuario di Caravaggio - Santa Maria del Fronte, Basilica di San Vincenzo in Galliano
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