26 days in Italy Itinerary

26 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 4 nights
Fly
2
Naples
— 5 nights
Drive
3
Praiano
— 4 nights
Taxi to Via Nocera, Train to Rome
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Rome
— 5 nights
Train
5
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
6
Milan
— 3 nights
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Venice

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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 find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and take an in-depth tour of Ca' Rezzonico.

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Reykjavik, Iceland to Venice is an approximately 9-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Reykjavik, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Naples.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 19 — 23:

Naples

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Salerno (Cappella Santa Maria Delle Grazie Salerno, Chiesa San Pietro a Corte, &more). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, make a trip to Miglio Sacro, and examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Naples road trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Naples by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Venice in January, with highs in Naples at 15°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Praiano.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 23 — 28:

Praiano

— 4 nights
Praiano is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwest Italy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Praiano: Liquorificio Mansi Carlo (in Minori), Chiesa di San Francesco (in Maiori) and Atrani (Vicoli, scale e archi & Santuario Santa Maria del Bando). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Parocchia di San Luca Evangelista, Head underground at Grotte di Suppraiano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, and take some stellar pictures from Torre dello Ziro.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Praiano trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Naples to Praiano takes 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Praiano when traveling from Naples in January, with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Praiano

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 28 — Feb 1:

Rome

— 5 nights

Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and stop by Trastevere.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Praiano to Rome by combination of taxi and train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Praiano in February, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence travel planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 9:

Milan

— 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milan: Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice (in Cadenabbia di Griante) and Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino (in Griante). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, see La Casa Maledetta, get engrossed in the history at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Milan day trip planning site.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in February, things will get little chillier in Milan: highs are around 10°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.