16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Leonessa
— 1 night
Drive
3
Castiglione del Lago
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
5
Turin
— 1 night
Drive
6
Bardonecchia
— 2 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Brisbane

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Rome

— 4 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Piazza Navona, take a stroll through Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In March, Rome is much colder than Brisbane - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Leonessa.

Things to do in Rome

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Leonessa

— 1 night
Leonessa is a town and comune in the far northeastern part of the Province of Rieti in the Lazio region of central Italy. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Convento San Giacomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa San Francesco, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Francesco.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Leonessa online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Rome to Leonessa in 2 hours. March in Leonessa sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Castiglione del Lago.

Things to do in Leonessa

Historic Sites

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Castiglione del Lago

— 2 nights
Castiglione del Lago is a town in the Province of Perugia of Umbria (central Italy), on the southwest corner of Lake Trasimeno. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo Le Celle, don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francesco, Arezzo. Keep things going the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia, boost your wellbeing at Piscine Termali Theia, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande a Montepulciano.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Castiglione del Lago trip website.

Getting from Leonessa to Castiglione del Lago by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Leonessa in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Castiglione del Lago: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Castiglione del Lago

Historic Sites · Spas · Nature · Parks

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Florence

— 3 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Castiglione del Lago to Florence in 2 hours. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

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Turin

— 1 night

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 28th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Museo Egizio, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Castello, and then take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Turin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Florence, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Turin, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bardonecchia.

Things to do in Turin

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Bardonecchia

— 2 nights
Bardonecchia is an Italian town and comune located in the Metropolitan City of Turin, in the Piedmont region, in the western part of Susa Valley. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa Regeneration Besson and then head outdoors with Colle Del Sommelier. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on The Husky Experience Sestriere, tour the pleasant surroundings at Via Lattea, and then learn and have fun at Yes Snowboard & Ski School.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bardonecchia road trip app.

Traveling by car from Turin to Bardonecchia takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bardonecchia

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

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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.