16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Florence
— 3 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights
4
Naples
— 2 nights
5
Sorrento
— 2 nights

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.
Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Canal Grande and Bagni Alberoni. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday maker app.

Los Angeles, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Venice. In September, Venice is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Guardastelle Vineyard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Greve in Chianti to see Castello di Verrazzano about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Castello di Verrazzano
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Pantheon are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Colle del Gianicolo and V Lounge Beach Club. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and stop by Trastevere.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome sightseeing app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 26th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, thenexamine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Onde Blu, get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, thenstroll the grounds of Cimitero delle Fontanelle, and finally don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip maker website.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Naples can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Lido Onde Blu
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte ©
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Fornillo, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Faito e Panorama, and then explore the world behind art at Museobottega della Tarsialignea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Cataldo, thenexplore the activities along Marina di Puolo, thenkick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sorrento travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Naples to Sorrento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or take a train. In September in Sorrento, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fornillo, Monte Faito e Panorama
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Monte Faito e Panorama ©
Monte Faito e Panorama

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