19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner

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Milan
— 2 nights
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Greve in Chianti
— 4 nights
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Positano
— 5 nights
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
On the 24th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Milan visit planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Milan is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July, Milan is somewhat warmer than Zurich - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Greve in Chianti.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Greve in Chianti

— 4 nights
Venture out of the city with trips to Poggio Amorelli (in Castellina In Chianti) and Siena (Torre del Mangia, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more).

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Greve in Chianti travel route planning app.

Getting from Milan to Greve in Chianti by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Greve in Chianti can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly to Rome.

Things to do in Greve in Chianti

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

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, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome travel planning website.

Getting from Greve in Chianti to Rome by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Positano

— 5 nights
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Amalfi (Amalfi Coast Drive, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, &more). The adventure continues: take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, explore and take pictures at Amalfi Coast, and enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano journey planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sorrento.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:

Sorrento

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pompeii (Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, Pompeii Archaeological Park, &more). There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Marina di Puolo, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent.

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Getting from Positano to Sorrento by car takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Sorrento

Side Trip

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Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo (in Suello) and Basilica di San Giacomo (in Bellagio). Explore Milan further: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sorrento to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Milan when traveling from Sorrento in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

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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.