20 days in Italy Itinerary

20 days in Italy Itinerary

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20 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Positano
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1​h 30​min
5
Salerno
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Venice
— 4 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.
On the 12th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan online vacation maker .

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. Traveling from London in July, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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 Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Battistero di San Giovanni). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

4
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 St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rome tour planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Positano: Lido Capo di Conca (in Conca dei Marini), Amalfi (Speed Boats Tours, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, & more) and Ravello (Villa Cimbrone Gardens, Villa Rufolo, & more). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Positano trip tool .

Traveling by car from Rome to Positano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Salerno.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Lido Capo di Conca
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Speed Boats Tours

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Salerno side-trips: Spiaggia di castiglione (in Castiglione) and Paestum Ruins (in Paestum). There's still lots to do: race across the water with a speed boat tour, explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, kick back and relax at Marina Di Vietri, and stroll through Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salerno holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Salerno takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Salerno can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Vietri sul Mare, Spiaggia di castiglione, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Paestum Ruins
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Speed Boats Tours
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Salerno to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Salerno in July since evenings lows in Venice dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

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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