15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Ocean City
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Cinque Terre
— 1 day
5
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
+3
train + Fly + train + bus:  23​h
End: Ocean City

2
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker tool .

Ocean City, USA to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, train, and flight. Traveling from Ocean City to Venice, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ocean City in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 59°F in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
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: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Positano: Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Cimbrone Gardens) and Amalfi (Wine Tours & Tastings & Duomo di Sant'Andrea). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Fornillo, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and go for a walk through Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods).

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Positano travel route planner.

You can drive from Rome to Positano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Positano when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi, Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods)
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

1
day
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 2nd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally get into the urban bustle at Vernazza.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre travel site .

Drive from Positano to Cinque Terre in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or do a combination of subway and train. Traveling from Positano in October, Cinque Terre is a bit cooler at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria

3
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Boccadasse and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cinque Terre trip itinerary maker .

On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Genoa
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Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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