16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Train
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
6
Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 2 nights
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Battistero del Duomo di Padova - World Heritage Site and Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth - Chiesa degli Scalzi. Get a sense of the local culture at Palazzo Mocenigo and Church of San Pantalon. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Chiesa di Santa Sofia & Oratorio di San Giorgio - World Heritage Site). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Giglio (Zobenigo), admire the striking features of Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, and make a trip to Chiesa di Santa Maria Assunta detta I Gesuiti.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder tool.

Berlin, Germany to Venice is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Verona.
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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 9th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Luca Evangelista, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia Santissima Trinita in Monte Oliveto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria in Organo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at S. Giovanni in Valle, then do a tasting at Brunelli Winery, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Cantina Spada.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Verona online road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Verona by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. May in Verona sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Synagogue and Jewish Museum of Florence and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cantina Antinori and Azienda Agricola Altiero (Winery). Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Greve in Chianti (Castello di Montefioralle, Azienda Agricola Brogioni Maurizio, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, take in nature's colorful creations at Giardino Bardini, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi, and get engrossed in the history at Corridoio Vasariano.

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Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Siena.
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Siena — 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Azienda Tornesi, do a tasting at Fattoria La Magia, do a tasting at Tenuta Corte Pavone, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Romitorio, then do a tasting at Poggio Rubino, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, contemplate the long history of Cappella di Piazza, see the interesting displays at Synagogue and Jewish Museum, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Piccolomini, then get engrossed in the history at Archivio di Stato, and finally make a trip to Via di Citta.

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You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Assisi.
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Assisi — 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Andrea, see the interesting displays at Villa dei Mosaici, learn about winemaking at Cantina Sportoletti, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santo Stefano, and finally delve into the distant past at Parrocchia Santa Maria Maggiore - Frati Cappuccini Assisi.

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You can drive from Siena to Assisi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Assisi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rome.
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Quartiere Coppede and Bunker Soratte. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello Caetani and Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Abbazia di Fossanova (in Fossanova), Parco Archeologico di Norba (in Norma) and Abbazia di Valvisciolo (in Sermoneta). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Sabina, explore the historical opulence of Civita Castellana Cathedral, wander the streets of Ghetto Ebraico, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Assisi in May, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ravello.
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Ravello — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ravello-Minori Walk, pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiate Santa Maria Maddalena, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luna Convento, then appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Ravello, trek along Ravello - Atrani Walk, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, hike along Sentiero dei Limoni, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally head outdoors with Walk of the Gods.

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You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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.
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