28 days in Italy Itinerary

28 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Rome
— 5 nights
2
Naples
— 6 nights
3
Florence
— 6 nights
4
Milan
— 4 nights
5
Venice
— 5 nights

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Kalamazoo, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kalamazoo to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Kalamazoo in November; daily highs in Rome reach 63°F and lows reach 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Salerno (Tempio di Pomona, Duomo di Salerno, &more). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, contemplate the long history of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, and explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Naples trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Salerno, Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Centro Storico Salerno ©
Centro Storico Salerno
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Brain In A Cage (in Livorno), Siena (Pinacoteca Nazionale, GioieSelli s.n.c, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence route planner.

Getting from Naples to Florence by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Siena, Brain In A Cage, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Brain In A Cage ©
Brain In A Cage
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Museo Egizio (in Turin) and Como (Cathedral of Como (Duomo) & Basilica di Sant'Abbondio). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, and see La Casa Maledetta.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in December, with highs in Milan at 46°F and lows at 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Como, Museo Egizio
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

5
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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Arche Scaligere, Casa di Giulietta, &more) and Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Venice sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Verona, Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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