23 days in Italy Itinerary

23 days in Italy Itinerary

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23 days in Italy Itinerary

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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

Make your Milan itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Vancouver, Canada to Milan is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Milan is 9 hours. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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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: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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, shopping, nightlife, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, and learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip itinerary app .

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 up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rome vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

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 has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Explore Pompeii's surroundings by going to Positano (Artigianato Rallo & Fornillo) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). Dedicate the 1st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei and take in the pleasant sights at Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pompeii day trip site .

Take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Vietri sul Mare.

Things to do in Pompeii

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vietri sul Mare: Ravello (Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela & Duomo di Ravello) and Amalfi (Museo della Carta, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, & more). There's still lots to do: do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, head outdoors with Monte Finestra, enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, and stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vietri sul Mare day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Vietri sul Mare takes an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Catania.

Things to do in Vietri sul Mare

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Etna.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Catania online route builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vietri sul Mare to Catania. Traveling from Vietri sul Mare in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Catania. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Catania

Nature Parks
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, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Catania to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Catania in October, with highs in Venice at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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