14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Milan
— 1 night
Train
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
5
Naples
— 3 nights
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Venice

City of Romance

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 Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel) and Verona (Arena di Verona, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Venice is minus 9 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Milan

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then see La Casa Maledetta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Milan sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

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You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Milan, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

3
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Rome

Eternal City

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, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Naples

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 11th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, then don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Salerno, and finally stroll around Villa Comunale. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, delve into the distant past at Terme del Foro, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, then don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Naples online trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.