15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  5​h
1
Naples
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ravello
— 2 nights
subway + train:  3​h
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Verona
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Istanbul

1
night
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find out how to plan a trip to Naples, use our trip itinerary maker.

Istanbul, Turkey to Naples is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Istanbul to Naples, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
On the 18th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Giovanni del Toro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dell'Annunziata, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Ravello online sightseeing planner .

Drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Scala, Amalfi
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Chiesa dell'Annunziata ©
Chiesa dell'Annunziata
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo ©
Cattedrale di San Lorenzo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Appreciate the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, explore the ancient world of Catacombe di San Callisto, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome journey planning tool .

You can do a combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in May, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 23rd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri.

Before you visit Assisi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Assisi, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Bring the kids along to Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza della Signoria. Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Pitti Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Duomo di Siena & Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker website .

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Procolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella dei Notai.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Verona online journey planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Verona are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto will thrill your kids. Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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