16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route builder

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Tivoli
— 1 night
Drive
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Orvieto
— 1 night
Drive
6
Naples
— 3 nights
Ferry
7
Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Dubai

S M T W T F S
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Villa Borghese and Church of St. Louis of the French. You'll explore and learn at Stanze di Raffaello and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take an in-depth tour of Welcome to Rome, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rome is an approximately 9-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Rome due to the time zone difference. In June, Rome is much colder than Dubai - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. You will leave for Sorrento on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, then look for gifts at Fattoria Terranova Shop, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, stroll through Fornillo, and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip planning tool.

Getting from Rome to Sorrento by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Tivoli.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:

Tivoli

— 1 night
Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tivoli trip planner.

Drive from Sorrento to Tivoli in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sorrento in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Tivoli, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Tivoli

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

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.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Walls of Monteriggioni are in your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Tenuta Torciano (in Ulignano), Castello di Monteriggioni (in Monteriggioni) and Piazza della Cisterna (in San Gimignano). There's still lots to do: get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, engage your brain at Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence tour itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Tivoli to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 27:

Orvieto

— 1 night

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Anello della Rupe, steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, then contemplate the long history of Palazzo dei Sette, then Head underground at Orvieto Underground, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Orvieto.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Orvieto trip maker website.

Getting from Florence to Orvieto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Orvieto when traveling from Florence in June, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 28:

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Catacombe di San Gennaro and Lungomare Caracciolo. Pompeii Archaeological Park and Gesu Nuovo Church will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, explore the historical opulence of Castel dell'Ovo, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimitero delle Fontanelle.

To see maps and more tourist information, you can read our Naples itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Naples takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Naples when traveling from Orvieto in June, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:

Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, enjoy the sea views from Punta Carena Lighthouse, stroll through Fortini Coastal Walk, take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, then pause for some photo ops at Natural Arch, and finally admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Capri online travel route planner.

You can ride a ferry from Naples to Capri in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.