16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner
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Fly
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Milan
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
3
Rome
— 4 nights
Train
4
Pompeii
Drive
5
Amalfi
— 4 nights
Ferry
6
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Naples, Train to Rome, Fly to Sao Paulo

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Milan — 2 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.
On the 4th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92 - Casa Storica del 1867, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Leolandia, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 4 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in July: high temperatures in Milan hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence attractions planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.
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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.
Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Pompeii.
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Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Pompeii trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Pompeii takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Pompeii can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You'll set off for Amalfi on the 11th (Tue).
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Chiesa di Santa Caterina, Fornillo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, stroll through Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and appreciate the history behind Fontana sant'Andrea.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amalfi online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Amalfi, with lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Capri.
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Capri, Island of Capri — 2 nights

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get great views at Belvedere Cannone, tour the pleasant surroundings at Giardini di Augusto, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, take a memorable drive along Via Krupp, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Michele alla Croce, contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, then trek along Fortini Coastal Walk, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Capri road trip planning site.

You can ride a ferry from Amalfi to Capri in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Capri when traveling from Amalfi in July, with lows around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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