17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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17 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Milan
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tremezzina
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Varenna
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Cinque Terre
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Vatican City
— 2 nights
subway:  15​min
8
Rome
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Bangkok


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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice sightseeing planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Venice is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Indochina Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Bangkok in February, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92 and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Milan travel route planner .

Getting from Venice to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In February in Milan, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tremezzina.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

1
night
Tremezzina

Tremezzina ©
The majestic Villa Carlotta is among the most popular places to visit in Tremezzina, its neoclassical architecture complimenting the lush, neatly maintained gardens and charming walkways.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathedral of Como (Duomo) as well as Villa del Balbianello. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and then admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tremezzina trip maker .

You can drive from Milan to Tremezzina in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Tremezzina can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Varenna.

Things to do in Tremezzina

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cathedral of Como (Duomo), Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello

1
night
Varenna

Varenna ©
Varenna is a comune (municipality) on Lake Como in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 60km north of Milan and about 20km northwest of Lecco.Varenna was founded by local fishermen in 769, and was later allied of the commune of Milan. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Varenna trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Tremezzina to Varenna by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Varenna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Castello di Vezio
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Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Villa Monastero ©
Villa Monastero

few
hours
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre trip planner.

Traveling by car from Varenna to Cinque Terre takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Varenna in February, with highs in Cinque Terre at 15°C and lows at 5°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Parks Tours
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3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mandello del Lario.

Things to do in Florence

Museums
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Vatican City

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): appreciate the history behind La Pieta and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vatican City holiday app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Vatican City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. February in Vatican City sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a subway to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
La Pieta ©
La Pieta

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker .

Rome is just a stone's throw from Vatican City. In February, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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