21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Naples
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
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Rome
— 4 nights
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Venice
— 3 nights
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Naples

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Museo Cappella Sansevero, Catacombe di San Gennaro and Underground Naples. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, and don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

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Ottawa, Canada to Naples is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Ottawa to Naples. Traveling from Ottawa in November, things will get much warmer in Naples: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sorrento

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Pompeii Archaeological Park has been added to your itinerary.

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You can drive from Naples to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Sorrento. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

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Getting from Sorrento to Rome by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sorrento in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Rome. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

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Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Florence are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Centro Storico, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

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Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in November, you will find days in Venice are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.

Tuscany travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.