10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Venice
— 1 day
2
Florence
— 1 night
3
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
4
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
5
Montalcino
— 1 night
6
Pompeii
— 1 night
7
Sorrento
— Few hours
8
Capri
— 1 night
9
Ravello
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip planning website.

Kalamazoo, USA to Venice is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Kalamazoo in May, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning site.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): hike along Cinque Terre Trails, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For more things to do and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Cinque Terre takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Florence in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cinque Terre, with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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Portoferraio, Elba Island

Portoferraio ©
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Sansone, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello del Volterraio.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Portoferraio planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Cinque Terre to Portoferraio in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. June in Portoferraio sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Montalcino.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Spiaggia Di Sansone ©
Spiaggia Di Sansone
Castello del Volterraio ©
Castello del Volterraio

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Montalcino

Montalcino ©
In the heart of wine country, the hill town of Montalcino offers a glimpse of untouched medieval-era Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Fattoria La Magia, then learn about winemaking at Tenuta Crocedimezzo, then learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, and finally steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Sant'Antimo.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Montalcino route planning app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Montalcino takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. When traveling from Portoferraio in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Montalcino, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pompeii.

Things to do in Montalcino

Wineries · Historic Sites
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Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona ©
Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo ©
Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
Fattoria La Magia ©
Fattoria La Magia

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, then contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri, and then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pompeii trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Montalcino to Pompeii in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Pompeii can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri
Temple of Apollo ©
Temple of Apollo

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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.
For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sorrento travel route tool.

Getting from Pompeii to Sorrento by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Capri.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation
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Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero Del Passetiello Capri, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, identify plant and animal life at Parco Astarita, then take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa San Michele.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Capri vacation tool.

Getting from Sorrento to Capri by ferry takes about an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Ravello.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anacapri, Sentiero Del Passetiello Capri
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Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Sentiero Del Passetiello Capri ©
Sentiero Del Passetiello Capri

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 7th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Ravello, make a trip to Villa Rufolo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello travel planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Capri to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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