16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 4 nights
Drive
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Amalfi
— 4 nights
Fly
4
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence road trip website.

Edmonton, Canada to Florence is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Florence due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in May: high temperatures in Florence hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rome, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Amalfi

— 4 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amalfi: Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Fornillo, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, and admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Amalfi online route planner.

Getting from Rome to Amalfi by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Venice

— 3 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Venice to Padua to see Scrovegni Chapel about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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Fly from Amalfi to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Amalfi in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Venice, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Milan

— 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Milan visit planner.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Milan, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:

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.