17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Fly to Rome, Train to Salerno
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Salerno
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Drive
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Salerno

— 3 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

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.
Salerno is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, make a trip to Via dei Mercanti, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo d'Avossa.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Salerno trip itinerary maker.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Salerno is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Kuwait City in February, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Salerno: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Rome

— 4 nights

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, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome journey builder website.

Getting from Salerno to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Rome when traveling from Salerno in February, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence holiday builder site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Venice

— 3 nights

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 (Piazza dei Signori, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Verona

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 15th (Mon), admire the striking features of Arche Scaligere, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Verona trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Verona are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Milan

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milan online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Milan are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.