21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Pisa
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
5
Lucca
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Siena
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
8
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Civita di Bagnoregio
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
10
Orvieto
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
11
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
12
Salerno
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
13
Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
14
Naples
— 1 night
Ferry:  45 min
15
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 day
Ferry:  45 min
16
Naples
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Salt Lake City

2
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.
St Mark's Campanile has been added to your itinerary. On the 5th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, thenmake a trip to Basilica di San Marco, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Venice is 8 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore

2
nights
Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo ©
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Centro Visite del Parco Naturale Puez-Odle, Rifugio Lagazuoi, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Rifugio Lagazuoi and then stroll through Sass Pordoi. On your second day here, get all the information you need at Centro Visite del Parco Naturale Puez-Odle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cortina d'Ampezzo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sass Pordoi, Centro Visite del Parco Naturale Puez-Odle, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Escursione Estiva - Lago di Braies - Cima dei Colli Alti
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Tre Cime di Lavaredo ©
Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Rifugio Lagazuoi ©
Rifugio Lagazuoi

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.
To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Cinque Terre in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Cortina d'Ampezzo in October, with lows around 54°F. You will leave for Pisa on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Outdoors Parks Tours
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day
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 10th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Cinque Terre to Pisa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Pisa sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Lucca.
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Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

1
night
Lucca

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): examine the collection at Museo Villa Puccini.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Lucca day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Lucca takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Lucca sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Lucca

Museums

Side Trip

Museo Villa Puccini
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Museo Villa Puccini ©
Museo Villa Puccini

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Baptistery of St. John, Piazza del Duomo, Campanile di Giotto, and other attractions. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Gallerie Degli Uffizi are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip site.

Drive from Lucca to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
day
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Campo, and other attractions. On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, thenmake a trip to Piazza del Campo, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Siena road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Siena are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

1
night
San Gimignano

San Gimignano
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano trip planner.

Getting from Siena to San Gimignano by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 15th (Mon), you're off to Civita di Bagnoregio.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Tours Historic Sites Wineries
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hours
Civita di Bagnoregio

Civita di Bagnoregio
Civita di Bagnoregio is a town in the Province of Viterbo in central Italy, a suburb of the comune of Bagnoregio, 1km east from it. To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Civita di Bagnoregio trip planning website.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Civita di Bagnoregio in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Civita di Bagnoregio can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Mon) before leaving for Orvieto.

Things to do in Civita di Bagnoregio

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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1
night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
You've added Torre del Moro, Necropoli Etrusca Di Crocifisso Del Tufo, Duomo di Orvieto, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 15th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio and then take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Moro.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Orvieto itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Civita di Bagnoregio to Orvieto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Necropoli Etrusca Di Crocifisso Del Tufo ©
Necropoli Etrusca Di Crocifisso Del Tufo

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Roman Forum, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), visit Trastevere, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, make a trip to Roman Forum, thendelve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, admire the landmark architecture of Sistine Chapel, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Orvieto to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum, Walk of the Gods and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. On the 18th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Paestum Ruins and then delve into the distant past at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Valle delle Ferriere, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally get outside with Walk of the Gods.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salerno trip app.

You can take a train from Rome to Salerno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in October since evenings lows in Salerno dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pompeii.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Paestum, Ravello, Walk of the Gods
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Museo Vesuviano Giovan Battista Alfano, don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, delve into the distant past at Teatro Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, thendelve into the distant past at Castello di Arechi, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Forte La Carnale.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Pompeii itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Pompeii takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Salerno in October, Pompeii is little chillier at night with lows of 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Salerno
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Teatro Grande ©
Teatro Grande

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Catacombe di San Gennaro as well as Underground Naples. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, thendelve into the distant past at Catacombe di San Gennaro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Naples trip app.

Naples is just a short distance from Pompeii. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Catacombe di San Gennaro ©
Catacombe di San Gennaro
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
You've now added Belvedere di Tragara to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Grotto, thentake an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, thenget to know the fascinating history of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Belvedere di Tragara.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Capri route planning site.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry. In October in Capri, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Naples.

Things to do in Capri

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps) ©
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps)

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Naples

Naples ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castel dell'Ovo.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Naples holiday app.

Traveling by ferry from Capri to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Capri in October since evenings lows in Naples dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vesuvio National Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park

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