21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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21 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  26​h
1
Venice
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rome
— 3 nights
train + subway:  3​h
6
Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Naples
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

3
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 out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Venice tour itinerary builder .

Brisbane, Australia to Venice is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Venice. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in April: high temperatures in Venice hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, see La Casa Maledetta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planning app .

You can take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Milan sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence to go to Pisa and see Leaning Tower of Pisa, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, learn about winemaking at Bibenda Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, walk around Mount Subasio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, get to know the fascinating history of Strada Assisi-Santa Maria degli Angeli, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi online trip planner .

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Florence in April since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
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Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 30:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, then get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Monte Finestra, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

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You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in April, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Monte Finestra, I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, Il Sentiero Degli Dei
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Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos

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nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Francesco (Frank) Carpegna - Walking with the Gods & Fishing Charters & Tours), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Amalfi) and Sol’Art Ceramiche (in Vietri sul Mare). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and make a trip to Miglio Sacro.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples tour builder app .

You can drive from Ravello to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in May, Naples is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pompeii, Positano, Sol’Art Ceramiche, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

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