19 days in Italy Itinerary

19 days in Italy Itinerary

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19 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24 h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Vietri sul Mare
— 2 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
3
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Venice
— 4 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Sydney

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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome journey planner .

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Sydney in August: highs in Rome hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, then learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, then look for gifts at ceramica solimene, and finally delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Atrani, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di castiglione.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vietri sul Mare itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Vietri sul Mare takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rome in August: highs in Vietri sul Mare hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Spiaggia di Atrani, Spiaggia di castiglione
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings & Duomo di Sant'Andrea), Lido di Ravello (in Castiglione) and Ravello (Villa Rufolo, Villa Cimbrone Gardens, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Fornillo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, take in panoramic vistas at Torre di Grado, and ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by ferry from Vietri sul Mare to Positano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Torre di Grado
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, then walk around Mount Subasio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, don't miss a visit to Oratorio S. Francesco Piccolino, then learn about winemaking at Bibenda Assisi, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Assisi trip maker app .

Drive from Positano to Assisi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in August, Assisi is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive 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

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 31st (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence tour planning tool .

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 2nd (Wed): stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Milan sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Palazzo delle Debite). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip website .

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Arena di Verona
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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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