15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Positano
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Salerno
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: London

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 1st (Sat): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Milan online day trip planner .

London, UK to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Milan is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Milan hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Leolandia, Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Leolandia ©
Leolandia

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 3rd (Mon), admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence online road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

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, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombe di San Callisto.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. August in Rome sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stroll through Spiaggia Grande, then stop by Nana' Positano, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and finally add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): kick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina di Praia Beach, then kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, and finally stroll through Lido di Ravello.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. In August in Positano, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lido di Ravello, Marina di Praia Beach, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salerno: Sentiero dei Limoni (in Maiori), Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione) and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, kick back and relax at Marina Di Vietri, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salerno day trip tool .

You can ride a ferry from Positano to Salerno in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. In August in Salerno, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Spiaggia Lannio, Sentiero dei Limoni, Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio & Arena di Verona). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Salerno to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Venice when traveling from Salerno in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Museums

Side Trip

Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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