15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 2 nights
2
Bologna
— 1 night
3
Rome
— 2 nights
4
Florence
— 2 nights
5
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
6
Como
— 1 night
7
Canazei
— 1 night
8
Venice
— 2 nights

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.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, thensee the interesting displays at Gallerie d’Italia, and finally get engrossed in the history at Villa Necchi Campiglio. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Mura Venete, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Colleoni, thentake some stellar pictures from Campanone o Torre Civica, and finally admire the striking features of Arco della Pace.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan day trip app.

Minneapolis, USA to Milan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Minneapolis to Milan, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in March, things will get a bit warmer in Milan: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Bergamo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero ©
Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro

1
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Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Francesco, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, thensteep yourself in history at Torre Prendiparte, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca di Vignola. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Complesso Monumentale San Michele In Bosco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, thenstroll the grounds of Cimitero monumentale della Certosa, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Portico di San Luca.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, use the Bologna online vacation maker.

You can take a train from Milan to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocca di Vignola
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Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Basilica di San Domenico ©
Basilica di San Domenico

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
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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 1st (Wed), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

1
night
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 3rd (Fri): hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Como.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria

1
night
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 4th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Fedele, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Como (Duomo), thengrab your bike and head to Sentiero 6 - Valbasca, and finally hike along Sentee di Sort.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Como trip planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Como in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, daytime highs in Como are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Canazei.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Sentee di Sort
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Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Basilica di San Fedele ©
Basilica di San Fedele

1
night
Canazei

Canazei ©
Canazei is a comune (municipality) in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located in the upper part of the Val di Fassa, about 110km northeast of Trento. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sass Pordoi and then identify plant and animal life at Alta Via Bepi Zac.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Canazei trip planner.

You can drive from Como to Canazei in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In April in Canazei, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Canazei

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Alta Via Bepi Zac
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Alta Via Bepi Zac
Alta Via Bepi Zac

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), thentake a stroll through Cannaregio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thenadmire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Canazei to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
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San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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