17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Tehran
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Verona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
4
Turin
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
6
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Tehran

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Il Prato, shop like a local with ar33studio, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning site.

Tehran, Iran to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Tehran to Venice due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tehran in May; daily highs in Venice reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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nights
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, thenlearn about winemaking at Wine Shop Verona, thenshop like a local with Via Mazzini, and finally browse the exhibits of Casa di Giulietta. On the next day, look for gifts at Cioccolateria Via Conventino, make a trip to Chiesa di Santo Stefano, thenstep into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona holiday website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Verona are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

1
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.
Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro) has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see where the action happens at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thensteep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Milan route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

2
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Juventus Stadium has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see where the action happens at Juventus Stadium, learn about winemaking at Cogno Fratelli di Cogno Mauro, and then get great views at Basilica of Superga. On the next day, examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, don't miss a visit to Via Roma, and then explore the world behind art at Museo Egizio.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Turin day trip planning app.

Take a train from Milan to Turin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Turin: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Cogno Fratelli di Cogno Mauro, Basilica of Superga
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Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio
Basilica of Superga ©
Basilica of Superga
Cogno Fratelli di Cogno Mauro ©
Cogno Fratelli di Cogno Mauro

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenlook for gifts at La Bottega del Produttore, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, view the masterpieces at I Mosaici Di Lastrucci, thenget a taste of the local shopping with il PITTO studio d`ARTE di Gabriele Mossa, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Collezione Roberto Casamonti.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip website.

Traveling by train from Turin to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Turin in May, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Relax by the water at Fornillo and Spiaggia di castiglione. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ravello trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ravello takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Traveling from Florence in May, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Parrocchia San Giovanni, Fornillo, Otium Spa Costa d'Amalfi, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Head to Via Condotti and Trevimagefor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome travel planner.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ravello in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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