16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  5​h
1
Rome
— 4 nights
2
Venice
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Naples
— Few hours
5
Sorrento
— 4 nights
subway + train:  2​h 45​min
6
Rome
— Few hours
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Salt Lake City

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. Let the collections at Galleria Borghese and I Colori di Dentro di Maria Grazia Luffarelli capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Pantheon, wander the streets of Trastevere, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Rome is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June in Rome, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
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.
To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet - McArthurGlen
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St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
BrAgora ©
BrAgora

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. You'll explore and learn at Galleria dell'Accademia and Pitti Palace. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence tour builder app .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Castello del Trebbio, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia

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hours
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 9th (Mon), take a stroll through Spaccanapoli, then get a taste of the local shopping with Via Toledo, then shop like a local with Chiaia, and finally stop by Fashion Victim Store.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Naples trip planning website .

You can take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fashion Victim Store ©
Fashion Victim Store
Spaccanapoli ©
Spaccanapoli
Via Toledo ©
Via Toledo

4
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Absolute Positano. You'll get in some beach time at Lido di Ravello and Baia di Ieranto. Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi), Paestum (Il Tempio di Nettuno o Poseidone o di Hera II, Paestum Ruins, & more) and Gentile Positano Gioielleria (in Positano). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento trip builder app .

Ride a ferry from Naples to Sorrento in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a subway. In July in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Paestum, Positano, Ravello, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Baia di Ieranto
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Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

few
hours
Rome

Rome
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You can do a combination of subway and train from Sorrento to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 13th (Fri).

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