16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Milan
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Amalfi
— 3 nights
subway + train:  3​h
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Milan journey planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Milan is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Milan due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Buenos Aires in July: highs in Milan hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

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You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, then see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally steep yourself in history at San Damiano. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Piazza IV Novembre, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Francesco.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Assisi day trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. July in Assisi sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Perugia, Basilica di San Francesco
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amalfi: Positano (Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta e Cripta Medievale & Fornillo). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, don't miss a visit to Fiordo di Furore, trek along Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods), and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Assisi to Amalfi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Assisi in July, expect nights in Amalfi to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Positano, Amalfi Coast, Fiordo di Furore
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome tour itinerary website .

You can do a combination of subway and train from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Rome, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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