10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Train:  2 h 15 min
1
Portofino
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
2
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Positano
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
5
Amalfi
— 2 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
End: Rome

2
nights
Portofino

Portofino ©
Portofino is an Italian fishing village and holiday resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, stop by L'Ancoretta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Giorgio, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Brown, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro di Portofino. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia Di San Martino, then walk around Ente Parco di Portofino, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Area Marina Protetta Portofino.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Portofino tour itinerary builder site.

Milan to Portofino is an approximately 2.5- hour train ride. You can also drive. August in Portofino sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Portofino

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baia del Silenzio, L'Ancoretta, Ente Parco di Portofino
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Baia del Silenzio ©
Baia del Silenzio
Area Marina Protetta Portofino ©
Area Marina Protetta Portofino
Ente Parco di Portofino ©
Ente Parco di Portofino

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Take a break from the city and head to Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre and Beach Bar Alga. The adventure continues: get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, don't miss a visit to Piazza Vignaiolo, learn about winemaking at Terra di Bargon, and hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre day trip website.

Getting from Portofino to Cinque Terre by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Traveling from Portofino in August, Cinque Terre is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza

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night
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale and then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Positano.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Mercato Centrale ©
Mercato Centrale

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Sun), take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, then look for gifts at La Bottega di Brunella, and then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Positano takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, subway, and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in August since evenings lows in Positano dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Amalfi.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
La Bottega di Brunella ©
La Bottega di Brunella
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Relax by the water at Lido di Ravello and Spiaggia di castiglione. Head to Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ravello Artefor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca, ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi day trip planning app.

Amalfi is just a stone's throw from Positano. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ravello, Lido Capo di Conca
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Lido Capo di Conca ©
Lido Capo di Conca

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