22 days in Italy Itinerary

22 days in Italy Itinerary

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22 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik
Fly:  8​h
1
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Turin
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Verona
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Venice
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
6
Naples
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Reykjavik


1
night
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.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan travel itinerary planner.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Milan is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Reykjavik to Milan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

3
nights
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Piazza San Carlo and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turin: Yes Snowboard School (in Sestriere) and Reggia di Venaria Reale (in Venaria Reale). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, make a trip to Piazza Castello, admire the natural beauty at Parco del Valentino, and admire the striking features of Palazzo Reale.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Turin vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Turin takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Turin

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Reggia di Venaria Reale, Basilica of Superga, Yes Snowboard & Ski School
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Yes Snowboard & Ski School ©
Yes Snowboard & Ski School
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile

2
nights
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, make a trip to Piazza Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Pietra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the views from Ponte Scaligero, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Anastasia, and finally wander the streets of Quinzano.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Verona tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Turin to Verona by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza Bra ©
Piazza Bra
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Isola di Burano and Ponte dei Sospiri. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

4
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico and Loggia dei Lanzi. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Venice in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Via San Gregorio Armeno and Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli. Get out of town with these interesting Naples side-trips: Salerno (Duomo di Salerno & Promenade Trieste) and Positano (Ceramica Assunta & Tennis Al Settimo Piano). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica, explore the ancient world of Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, contemplate the long history of Underground Naples, and make a trip to Piazza del Plebiscito.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Naples trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Positano, Salerno, Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Via San Gregorio Armeno ©
Via San Gregorio Armeno
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples

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'll discover tucked-away gems like Church of St. Louis of the French and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Pantheon, admire the landmark architecture of Vatican Museums, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in January, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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