23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Milan
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Assisi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Pompeii
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Vietri sul Mare
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Catania, Sicily
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
8
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Vancouver

1
day
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.
On the 19th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip builder tool.

Vancouver, Canada to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in September, you will find days in Milan are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Dedicate the 23rd (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Assisi is known for historic sites, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, and learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Assisi online day trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Tili Vini Societa Agricola ©
Tili Vini Societa Agricola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome visit planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Explore Pompeii's surroundings by going to Positano (Artigianato Rallo, Fornillo, &more) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). There's more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pompeii journey planner.

Getting from Rome to Pompeii by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Pompeii sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

3
nights
Vietri sul Mare

Vietri sul Mare ©
Vietri sul Mare is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the Campania region of southern Italy. Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Museo della Carta, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more), Ravello (Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela & Duomo di Ravello) and Monte Finestra (in Tramonti). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vietri sul Mare attractions planner.

Vietri sul Mare is just a short distance from Pompeii. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Catania.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Monte Finestra
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

1
night
Catania, Sicily

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Catania tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Vietri sul Mare to Catania with the Route module. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Catania, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Mt Etna ©
Mt Etna

3
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, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find out how to plan a trip to Venice, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Catania to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Catania in October, things will get slightly colder in Venice: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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