16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Florence
— 4 nights
Train
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
4
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Capua
— 3 nights
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Cinque Terre

— 2 nights

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 4th (Wed), look for gifts at Il Laboratorio del Pesto, then stroll through Spiaggia di Fegina, then look for gifts at Cantina du Sciacchetra, and finally take a stroll around Vernazza. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological and mining museum of Castiglione Chiavarese, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Fieschi, then examine the collection at Casa Carbone, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santo Stefano.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre online journey planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Cinque Terre is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Cinque Terre due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Vancouver, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cinque Terre, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Bagno 340. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at San Quirico d'Orcia and Artemisia Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Fosse Venturi (in Sogliano al Rubicone), La Taverna del Pecorino (in Pienza) and Dedalo Tuscan Atmosphere (in San Quirico d'Orcia). The adventure continues: get maximum retail therapy with Florence Shop 4 It, stop by La Fabbrica delle Candele, and get outside with Bagni Sirena.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 5 — 9:

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.
Visit Colosseum and Church of St. Louis of the French for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and L'Artigianato. Step out of Rome to go to Lido di Ostia and see Oasi Naturista, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome travel route app.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 12:

Sorrento

— 2 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 12th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Vallone dei Mulini and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, unwind over a drink at Corner Shop Sorrento, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Antonino, then head outdoors with Marina di Puolo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museobottega della Tarsialignea.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sorrento online trip builder.

Traveling by train from Rome to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sorrento, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Capua.

Things to do in Sorrento

Wineries · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
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Capua

— 3 nights
Capua is a city and comune in the province of Caserta, Campania, southern Italy, situated 25km north of Naples, on the northeastern edge of the Campanian plain. Get some cultural insight at Mitreo and War Museum WinterLine Venafro. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Nazionale di Castello Pandone and La Reggia Designer Outlet. Explore Capua's surroundings by going to Centro Commerciale Campania (in Marcianise), Vulcano Buono (in Nola) and Antiquarium di Saepinum-Altilia (in Altilia). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Benedettina di Sant'Angelo in Formis and stop by Caseificio San Vito.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Capua trip itinerary site.

Getting from Sorrento to Capua by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sorrento in April, Capua is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Capua

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:

Italy travel guide

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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.