16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Pitigliano
— 1 night
Drive
4
Saturnia
— 1 night
Drive
5
San Gimignano
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Volterra
— 1 night
Drive
7
Cecina
— 1 night
Drive
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Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bergamo
— 2 nights
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Baptistery of St. John and Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico. Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazzale Michelangelo and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Puttini, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Stuttgart, Germany to Florence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Stuttgart in September: high temperatures in Florence hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

2
nights
Siena

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 12th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Loggia della Mercanzia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, make a trip to Piazza del Campo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella di Piazza, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Palazzo Chigi Saracini, admire the masterpieces at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinagoga di Siena, take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Siena trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Siena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Siena, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pitigliano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

1
night
Pitigliano

Pitigliano is a town in the province of Grosseto, located about 80km south-east of the city of Grosseto, in Italy. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Antico Ghetto e Sinagoga Pitigliano, admire the masterpieces at Museo di Palazzo Orsini, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Duomo di Pitigliano), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna delle Grazie, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria e San Rocco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Pitigliano Centro Storico.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Pitigliano route planning site.

You can drive from Siena to Pitigliano in 2 hours. September in Pitigliano sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Saturnia.

Things to do in Pitigliano

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 14:

1
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Saturnia

Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Cascate del Mulino, then explore the historical opulence of Piazza del Castello di Montemerano, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Terme di Saturnia - Parco Termale.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saturnia day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Pitigliano to Saturnia takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Saturnia

Parks · Nature · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:

2
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San Gimignano

Town of Fine Towers

A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): do a tasting at Fattoria Il Piano, learn about winemaking at Guardastelle Vineyard, and then do a tasting at Cappella Sant'Andrea. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano, admire the landmark architecture of Mura di San Gimignano, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola San Quirico, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacro Monte San Vivaldo, then learn about winemaking at Agricola Tamburini Emanuela, and finally do a tasting at Corbucci.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Gimignano trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Saturnia to San Gimignano in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Volterra.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

1
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Volterra

Volterra is a walled mountaintop town in the Tuscany region of Italy of which its history dates to before the 7th century BC and has substantial structures from the Etruscan, Roman, and Medieval periods.HistoryVolterra, known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri or Vlathri and to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Balze, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Lino, explore the ancient world of Roman Theatre, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vescovile, then explore the historical opulence of Palazzo dei Priori, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Societa Cooperativa Artieri Alabastro.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Volterra online itinerary planner.

Getting from San Gimignano to Volterra by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cecina.

Things to do in Volterra

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

1
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Cecina

Cecina is a comune (municipality) of 28,322 inhabitants in the Province of Livorno in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 80km southwest of Florence and about 30km southeast of Livorno.The territory of Cecina borders the following municipalities: Bibbona, Casale Marittimo, Castellina Marittima, Guardistallo, Montescudaio, Riparbella, Rosignano Marittimo.An archaeological park close to the town houses the remains of a Roman villa from the 1st century BC.HistoryA settlement was founded here by the Roman consul Albinus Caecina, who was a descendant of an ancient Etruscan family. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): kick back and relax at Bagni Il Delfino, then kick back and relax at Bagno Aurora, and then take in the exciting artwork at Hermann Geiger Cultural Foundation.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cecina trip planner.

Getting from Volterra to Cecina by car takes about an hour. September in Cecina sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Cecina

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:

2
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Cinque Terre

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 20th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, then stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, and then get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cecina to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

2
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Bergamo

City of a Thousand

In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
On the 22nd (Sun), get outside with Air Emotions, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele al Pozzo Bianco, admire the landmark architecture of Torre del Gombito, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tempietto di Santa Croce, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Colleoni. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then identify plant and animal life at Monastero d'Astino, then steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro della Croce.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bergamo day trip website.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Bergamo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites · Spas · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

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.