16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Baltimore
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  19 h
1
Rome
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
3
Pisa
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
4
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Venice
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  14 h 30 min
End: Baltimore

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Sistine Chapel has been added to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Visit Pantheon and Roman Forum for their historical value. Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa Adriana in Tivoli, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and stop by Trastevere.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Baltimore, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Baltimore to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Villa Adriana, Sistine Chapel
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazzale Michelangelo and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 54°F at night. You'll set off for Pisa on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
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 18th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli and then enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pisa itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Pisa are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Torre Guinigi
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Knights’ Square ©
Knights’ Square
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Torre Guinigi ©
Torre Guinigi

3
nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and then head outdoors with Cinque Terre Trails.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Pisa to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Cinque Terre, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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