17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— Few hours
2
Sorrento
— 2 nights
3
Taormina, Sicily
— 2 nights
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Venice
— 1 night
6
Como
— 3 nights
7
Milan
— 2 nights

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trevi Fountain. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Trevi Fountain and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary builder site.

Adelaide, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -8.5 hour difference. In May, Rome is a bit warmer than Adelaide - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Sorrento

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna and then take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Sorrento, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Taormina.

Things to do in Sorrento

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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nights
Taormina, Sicily

Taormina ©
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 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pavone Francesco, kick back and relax at Isola Bella, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Varo, go for a walk through Piazza IX Aprile, thenmake a trip to Corso Umberto, and finally browse the collection at Biblioteca Comunale Sant' Agostino.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Taormina trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Sorrento to Taormina takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of subway and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Florence on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Taormina

Museums Beaches Outdoors
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Pavone Francesco ©
Pavone Francesco
Piazza IX Aprile ©
Piazza IX Aprile
Isola Bella ©
Isola Bella

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Leaning Tower of Pisa, Piazzale Michelangelo, Piazza del Duomo, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder.

You can fly from Taormina to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or take a train. Traveling from Taormina in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Leaning Tower of Pisa, Cinque Terre Trails
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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night
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte di Rialto, Basilica di San Marco and Canal Grande. On the 11th (Mon), make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Como.

Things to do in Venice

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Ponte di Rialto ©
Ponte di Rialto

3
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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.
You've now added Como-Brunate funicular to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Como: Palazzo Borromeo (in Isola Bella), Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello) and I Giardini di Villa Melzi (in Bellagio). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Como, head off the coast to Isola Bella, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Olmo, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Como (Duomo).

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Como holiday planner.

Getting from Venice to Como by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Como are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Botanical Gardens Of Villa Taranto, Chiesa di Santa Veronica, Castello di Vezio, Isola Bella
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Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta
Villa del Balbianello ©
Villa del Balbianello
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes I Navigli as well as Arco della Pace. On the 16th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, thenpause for some photo ops at Arco della Pace, and finally take in the pleasant sights at I Navigli.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Como to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Milan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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