16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Baltimore
+2
train + foot + Fly:  19​h
1
Rome
— 4 nights
2
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h
3
Pisa
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
4
Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
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.
You've now added Sistine Chapel to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pantheon and Piazza Navona. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Villa Adriana in Tivoli--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, wander the streets of Trastevere, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip planner .

Baltimore, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Baltimore to Rome is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. 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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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
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.
Get some cultural insight at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Piazzale Michelangelo. Visit Piazza del Duomo and Piazza della Signoria for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence route planning app .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. You will leave for Pisa on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Knights’ Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli and then take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To see more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by train from Florence to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can 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: tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cinque Terre Trails.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Cinque Terre travel route planning site .

You can take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cinque Terre can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Trails Parks 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Venice vacation planning tool .

Drive from Cinque Terre to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in October, you will find days in Venice are little chillier (66°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time 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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