15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Assisi
— 1 night
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Baselga di Pine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Paris

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.
Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini will appeal to museum buffs. Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Rome. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get slightly colder in Rome: highs are around 73°F and lows about 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, and finally don't miss a visit to Eremo delle Carceri.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Assisi trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Rome to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Assisi sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 9th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Chiesa e Museo di Orsanmichele, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take a stroll around Vernazza, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then trek along Cinque Terre Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola, get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre trip planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Cinque Terre takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Baselga di Pine.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©

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Baselga di Pine

Baselga di Pine ©
Baselga di Pinè is a comune in Trentino in the Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 12km northeast of Trento.People Stefano Bonfanti, died here on 26 February 2005. On the 13th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna di Pine, explore the world behind art at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Duomo, and finally have fun and explore at MUSE - Museo delle Scienze. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): explore the activities along Lago di Molveno, then step into the grandiose world of Castel Thun, and then make a trip to Lago Di Serraia.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Baselga di Pine trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Baselga di Pine takes 5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cinque Terre in October, with highs in Baselga di Pine at 66°F and lows at 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Baselga di Pine

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Trento, Lago di Molveno, Castel Thun
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Castel Thun ©
Castel Thun
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze ©
MUSE - Museo delle Scienze

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Doge's Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica di San Marco and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip site .

Getting from Baselga di Pine to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. October in Venice sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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