15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
2
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Santa Maria di Leuca
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Positano
— 4 nights
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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence online visit planner.

Linton, UK to Florence is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Linton to Florence due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Linton in August; daily highs in Florence reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

Verona

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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 24th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the galleries of Casa di Giulietta, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Verona trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. August in Verona sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Venice

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. On the next day, steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see photos and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Santa Maria di Leuca.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:

Santa Maria di Leuca

— 2 nights
Santa Maria di Leuca, often spelled simply Leuca, is a frazione of the comune of Castrignano del Capo, in the province of Lecce (Apulia), southern Italy. On the 27th (Fri), make a trip to Antichi Frantoi Ipogei, discover the deep blue sea with Diving Service, and then get in on the family fun at Sidereus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): Head underground at Grotta del Soffio, identify plant and animal life at Parco Naturale Regionale Costa Otranto - Santa Maria di Leuca e Bosco di Tricase, and then Head underground at Grotta del Lago.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Maria di Leuca online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Santa Maria di Leuca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Maria di Leuca, with lows around 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Santa Maria di Leuca

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:

Rome

— 3 nights

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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rome sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Maria di Leuca to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Santa Maria di Leuca in August, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 28 — 31:

Positano

— 4 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.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Ravello (Duomo di Ravello, Villa Rufolo, &more), Vicoli, scale e archi (in Atrani) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Museo della Carta). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, take in the exciting artwork at Art & Craft Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, and head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Positano visit planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Positano

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.