21 days in Italy Itinerary

21 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Pisa
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
6
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Siena
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Civita di Bagnoregio
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Orvieto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
11
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
12
Sorrento
— 1 night
Ferry:  30 min
13
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
14
Venice
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
15
Sorrento
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Salt Lake City

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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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thenmake a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice vacation planner.

Salt Lake City, USA to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Salt Lake City to Venice. In October, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Venice

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

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Rifugio Lagazuoi, Escursione Estiva - Lago di Braies - Cima dei Colli Alti, Tre Cime di Lavaredo, and other attractions. On the 8th (Mon), stroll through Rifugio Lagazuoi and then trek along Sass Pordoi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get all the information you need at Centro Visite del Parco Naturale Puez-Odle.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cortina d'Ampezzo trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Cortina d'Ampezzo, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sass Pordoi, Escursione Estiva - Lago di Braies - Cima dei Colli Alti, Centro Visite del Parco Naturale Puez-Odle, Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
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Sass Pordoi ©
Sass Pordoi
Tre Cime di Lavaredo ©
Tre Cime di Lavaredo
Rifugio Lagazuoi ©
Rifugio Lagazuoi

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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.
Cinque Terre Trails has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Thu), hike along Cinque Terre Trails, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre journey maker tool.

You can drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Cinque Terre in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Pisa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church

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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.
To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Pisa trip itinerary planning app.

Take a train from Cinque Terre to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. You will leave for San Gimignano on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Pisa

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Torre Grossa, Piazza della Cisterna, Duomo di San Gimignano, and other attractions you added. On the 12th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Rocca of Montestaffoli, contemplate the long history of Torre Grossa, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza della Cisterna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Gimignano.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Gimignano trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pisa to San Gimignano takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. October in San Gimignano sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di San Gimignano ©
Duomo di San Gimignano
Piazza della Cisterna ©
Piazza della Cisterna
Rocca of Montestaffoli ©
Rocca of Montestaffoli

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've added The Baptistery of St. John, Piazza del Duomo, Campanile di Giotto, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from San Gimignano to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
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

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
You've added Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Campo, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre del Mangia, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Siena holiday planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Civita di Bagnoregio.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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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. For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Civita di Bagnoregio trip builder.

Traveling by car from Siena to Civita di Bagnoregio takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Civita di Bagnoregio are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Orvieto.

Things to do in Civita di Bagnoregio

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

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Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pozzo di San Patrizio. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Pozzo di San Patrizio.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Orvieto trip planning app.

Getting from Civita di Bagnoregio to Orvieto by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Trastevere, Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Roman Forum, and other attractions. On the 16th (Tue), wander the streets of Trastevere, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome holiday maker tool.

Getting from Orvieto to Rome by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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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 Underground Naples as well as Castel dell'Ovo. On the 18th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Castel dell'Ovo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, and then examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and then contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio National Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Naples are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna as well as Basilica di Sant'Antonino. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Antonino and then kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sorrento vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a subway. In October, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. You will leave for Capri on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Sorrento

Beaches Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Sant'Antonino ©
Basilica di Sant'Antonino

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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 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Villa San Michele, appreciate the extensive heritage of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), and then make a trip to Belvedere di Tragara.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Capri online attractions planner.

Getting from Sorrento to Capri by ferry takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Capri

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Anacapri
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps) ©
Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps)
Belvedere di Tragara ©
Belvedere di Tragara

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Venice

Venice ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, thenexamine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and finally don't miss a visit to La Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip maker site.

You can fly from Capri to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Capri in October: high temperatures in Venice hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Padua
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica of St. Anthony ©
Basilica of St. Anthony
Gallerie dell'Accademia ©
Gallerie dell'Accademia

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Sorrento

Sorrento ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): examine the collection at Museo della Carta, thencontemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello, and then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sorrento trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Venice to Sorrento in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or drive. In October, Sorrento is somewhat warmer than Venice - with highs of 72°F and lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Museo della Carta, Duomo di Ravello
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Carta ©
Museo della Carta
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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