24 days in Italy Itinerary

24 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary builder

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Milan
— 5 nights
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Venice
— 1 night
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Florence
— 7 nights
Train
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Rome
— 8 nights
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Milan

— 5 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
You'll explore and learn at Villa Necchi Campiglio and Gallerie d’Italia. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castello di Vezio and Armeria Reale. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Certosa di Pavia (in Certosa di Pavia), Piazza Ducale (in Vigevano) and Turin (Museo Pietro Micca e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706 & Santuario della Consolata). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the world behind art at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo, and steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Chiaravalle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan trip planner.

San Antonio, USA to Milan is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Milan is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Antonio in September; daily highs in Milan reach 76°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:

Venice

— 1 night

City of Romance

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.
On the 27th (Sun), admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, contemplate the long history of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

Florence

— 7 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Abbazia di Sant'Antimo are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Piaggio Museum (in Pontedera), Bologna (Basilica di San Domenico, Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, &more) and Pisa (Murale Tuttomondo di Keith Haring, Duomo di Pisa, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll around San Quirico d'Orcia, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 4:

Rome

— 8 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Step off the beaten path and head to Villa d'Este and Cupola di San Pietro. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tarquinia (Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense, Necropoli di Tarquinia, &more), Monastero Di S.Benedetto (in Subiaco) and Giardino dei Tarocchi (in Pescia Fiorentina). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take an in-depth tour of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and step into the grandiose world of Castello Orsini-Odescalchi.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome tour app.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 12:

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.