17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Salerno
— 2 nights
3
Positano
— 3 nights
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
5
Florence
— 2 nights
6
Venice
— 4 nights

2
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Rome, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and then don't miss a visit to Spiaggia della Crestarella. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Valico di Chiunzi, thenhead outdoors with Monte Finestra, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia - Hotel Sole Splendid, and finally get outside with Cilento.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salerno trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Rome to Salerno in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Salerno hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Tramonti, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Spiaggia - Hotel Sole Splendid
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Cilento ©
Cilento
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Monte Finestra ©
Monte Finestra

3
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Positano: Vicoli, scale e archi (in Atrani), Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano, and head outdoors with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Positano holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Positano, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Amalfi, Praiano, Vicoli, scale e archi, Lido Capo di Conca, Villa Cimbrone Gardens
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I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 10th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, stroll around Mount Subasio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally make a trip to Piazza Inferiore di San Francesco. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, thenexplore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Positano to Assisi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

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

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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 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thenfind your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, view the masterpieces at Itaca Art Studio di Monica Martin, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice day trip website.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Venice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading 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
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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