15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
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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 plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rome. While traveling from Sydney, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 4 — 8:

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Florence tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 11:

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, see La Casa Maledetta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Milan, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 11 — 12:

Venice

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Lido (in Lido di Venezia) and Verona (Liston, Arena di Verona, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:

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.