18 days in Italy Itinerary

18 days in Italy Itinerary

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18 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Positano
— 3 nights
ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Vietri sul Mare
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
3
Venice
— 4 nights
4
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome
— 5 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Dammam

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Fishing Charters & Tours and Valle dei Mulini. Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere & Duomo di Sant'Andrea) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fornillo, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, and head outdoors with Walk of the Gods.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Positano trip planner .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Positano is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Positano due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dammam in April, you will find days in Positano are much colder (22°C), and nights are little chillier (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Amalfi, Villa Cimbrone Gardens
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Walk of the Gods ©
Walk of the Gods

2
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, then kick back and relax at Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi, and then learn about winemaking at Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L.. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione and then trek along Sentiero dei Limoni.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vietri sul Mare route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Vietri sul Mare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sentiero dei Limoni, Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L., Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi, Spiaggia di castiglione
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, & more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, and admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vietri sul Mare to Venice. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in April, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Guardastelle Vineyard (in San Gimignano) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Florence using our trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Guardastelle Vineyard, Castello del Trebbio
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get in touch with nature at Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto and Monumento Naturale di Galeria Antica. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome holiday planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, Rome is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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