16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Lisbon
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
4
Pisa
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
6
Verona
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
8
Turin
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Lisbon

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stop by Io sono La Chianina, shop like a local with Chiaia, then learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Via Toledo. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples trip builder site.

Lisbon, Portugal to Naples is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Lisbon to Naples, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from the city and head to Grotte di Pietrasecca and Riva di Polline. Roman Forum and Galleria Borghese are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Moai Beach (in Passo Oscuro) and Faggeta del Monte Cimino (in Soriano nel Cimino). There's still lots to do: stop by Elena Kihlman Designer Concept Store.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Faggeta del Monte Cimino, Riva di Polline, Moai Beach, Grotte di Pietrasecca
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Faggeta del Monte Cimino ©
Faggeta del Monte Cimino
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

2
nights
Florence

Florence
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): contemplate the long history of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Verrazzano, and finally get into the urban bustle at Comune Di Certaldo. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence day trip tool.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Comune Di Certaldo, Castello di Verrazzano
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

few
hours
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 8th (Sat), examine the collection at National Museum of Saint Mathew, then stop by L'Orsa Minore, Libri & Mappe, then get a new perspective on nature at Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa, and finally stroll the grounds of Camposanto.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pisa trip website.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Pisa

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa
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Museo di Storia Naturale - Universita di Pisa ©
Camposanto ©
Camposanto
L'Orsa Minore, Libri & Mappe ©
L'Orsa Minore, Libri & Mappe

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.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, then see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Venice to Verona by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Nicolis Museum
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Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

2
nights
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 12th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, then take a stroll through Brera District, and finally get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Milan day trip planning site.

You can take a train from Verona to Milan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 14th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Villa Necchi Campiglio ©
Villa Necchi Campiglio
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro

2
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Museo Egizio, get a taste of the local shopping with Via Roma, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turin day trip site.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in April, you will find days in Turin are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Via Roma
Via Roma
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

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