15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
2
Torino di Sangro
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
6
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
7
Como
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Fly + Foot + Train:  13 h
End: Philadelphia

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.
Basilica di San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Basilica di Sant’Antonio in Padua--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker website .

Philadelphia, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. In June, daytime highs in Venice are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Torino di Sangro.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Torino di Sangro

Torino di Sangro ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Borgata Marina, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Sangro River War Cemetery, and then make a trip to Riserva Naturale Regionale Lecceta Di Torino Di Sangro.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Torino di Sangro trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Venice to Torino di Sangro. June in Torino di Sangro sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Torino di Sangro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza Navona and Galleria Borghese. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Torino di Sangro to Rome. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at M.G. Design and Pitti Palace. Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Basilica di Santa Croce are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Siena Cathedral in Siena, approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip planning app .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Duomo di Siena
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get outside with Cinque Terre Trails, then trek along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso, and then take a stroll around Vernazza.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip maker app .

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Milan in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Como.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, kick back and relax at Riva Bianca Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, and finally view the masterpieces at Il Tornio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Parco Ulisse Guzzi.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Como driving holiday planner .

You can take a train from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Como are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Como

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Il Tornio, Riva Bianca Beach, Castello di Vezio, Spiaggia Parco Ulisse Guzzi
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Riva Bianca Beach ©
Riva Bianca Beach
Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Spiaggia Parco Ulisse Guzzi ©
Spiaggia Parco Ulisse Guzzi

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