15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Fly
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train to Napoli Centrale, Ferry to Capri
2
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Venice
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Fly
5
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 1 night
+2
Fly to Palermo, Bus to Trapani, Ferry to Isola di Favignana
6
Isola di Favignana
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry to Trapani, Ferry to Pantelleria, Fly to Lampedusa
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Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Villa Borghese and Church of St. Louis of the French. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rome is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Rome is minus 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Riyadh in September, with highs in Rome at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Capri.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
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 6th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, don't miss a visit to Piazza Umberto I, then stroll through I Faraglioni, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, and finally get great views at Belvedere Cannone.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Capri road trip website.

Getting from Rome to Capri by combination of train and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Capri, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:

Venice

— 2 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.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Campo del Ghetto, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Venice online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Capri in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:

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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 1 night
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach and then stroll through Spiaggia La Cinta.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Teodoro trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Florence to San Teodoro by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Isola di Favignana.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:

Isola di Favignana

— 2 nights
Once famous for its white tuff shell quarries and tuna can factory--now turned into a museum--Isola di Favignana attracts divers and beachgoers with its jagged coastline rich in coves and caves.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cala Rossa and then don't miss a visit to Grotte bue marino. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Ex Stabilimento Florio delle Tonnare di Favignana e Formica.

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You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from San Teodoro to Isola di Favignana in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Isola di Favignana

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Lampedusa

— 2 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Pulcino and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia dei Conigli. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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Do a combination of ferry and flight from Isola di Favignana to Lampedusa in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Isola di Favignana in September, Lampedusa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Taormina.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Taormina, Sicily

— 2 nights
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
On the 16th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then stroll around Villa Comunale, then make a trip to Corso Umberto, and finally go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Taormina online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Taormina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Lampedusa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Taormina, with lows of 24°C. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Fri).

Things to do in Taormina

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

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.