16 days in Southern Italy & Northwest Italy Itinerary

16 days in Southern Italy & Northwest Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Southern Italy & Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Naples
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Ravello
— 3 nights
subway + train:  3​h
3
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Naples: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Amalfi) and Salerno (Centro Storico Salerno, Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, & more). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, explore the galleries of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and look for gifts at Cardine.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Naples travel planner .

Mumbai, India to Naples is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Naples is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get cooler in Naples: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Salerno, Wine Tours & Tastings, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Chiesa San Pietro a Corte ©
Chiesa San Pietro a Corte

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Chiesa San Pietro Apostolo (in Cetara), Tennis Al Settimo Piano (in Positano) and Torre di Grado (in Praiano).

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello travel website .

Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Naples in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Praiano, Atrani, Maiori, Tennis Al Settimo Piano
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Grotte di Suppraiano ©
Grotte di Suppraiano
Tennis Al Settimo Piano ©
Tennis Al Settimo Piano

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, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome holiday builder tool .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Ravello in December since evenings lows in Rome dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Florence trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
On the 1st (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally explore the galleries of Doge's Palace. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice online attractions planner .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in December, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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