17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Malpensa International Airport, Drive to Como
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Como
— 1 night
Drive
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Verona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Egilsstadir

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Como — 1 night

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
On the 15th (Sun), stop by Gelateria Dulcis in Fundo and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Onno. On the next day, look for gifts at Peter Ci Abbigliamento, take a stroll around Broletto, then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Como journey planner.

Egilsstadir, Iceland to Como is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Egilsstadir to Como due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Egilsstadir in July, you will find days in Como are much hotter (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (21°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Verona.
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Verona — 3 nights

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.
Do your shopping at Piazza delle Erbe and Fil Good. Get some cultural insight at Arena di Verona and Piazza Bra. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Cioccolateria Via Conventino, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, browse for treasures at Libreria Antiquaria Perini, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Verona vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Como to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice — 2 nights

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 20th (Fri), stop by Le Perle, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then look for gifts at Bragora, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip builder.

Drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence tour builder website.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Head to Via Condotti and L'Artigianatofor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ravello.
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Ravello — 3 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Head to Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Il Gusto della Costafor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Le Vigne di Raito and Ravello Arte. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ravello: Fornillo (in Positano) and Spiaggia Lannio (in Cetara). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, get outside with Il Calypso Stabilimento Balneare, and stop by La Bottega delle Arti.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Ravello: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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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.