15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
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Naples
— 1 day
Ferry
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Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry
3
Sorrento
— 1 night
Drive
4
Positano
— 1 night
Drive
5
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
6
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Train
8
Genoa
— 3 nights
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Naples

— 1 day
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples trip itinerary maker app.

Beirut, Lebanon to Naples is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive. Traveling from Beirut to Naples, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Beirut in July, Naples is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Capri, Island of Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 18th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro and then steep yourself in history at Villa San Michele. Keep things going the next day: stop by The Sea Gull, look for gifts at Carthusia, explore the striking landscape at I Faraglioni, then look for gifts at Eco Capri, then contemplate the waterfront views at Marina Piccola, and finally look for gifts at Ceramiche Tavassi.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Capri road trip planner.

Ride a ferry from Naples to Capri in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to ride a ferry to Sorrento.

Things to do in Capri

Shopping · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Sorrento

— 1 night

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
On the 20th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, explore the activities along Marina di Puolo, then cozy up to a beverage at Corner Shop Sorrento, and finally cool off at Stabilimento Balneare Bagni Salvatore.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sorrento trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Capri to Sorrento by ferry takes about an hour. July in Sorrento sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Positano.

Things to do in Sorrento

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Positano

— 1 night
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo and then kick back and relax at Lido Capo di Conca.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Positano trip planner.

You can drive from Sorrento to Positano in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, look for gifts at Antica Caciara Trasteverina, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, then admire the masterpieces at Sistine Chapel, and then kick back and relax at Moai Beach.

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Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museo Nazionale del Bargello and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, &more). There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, look for gifts at MIO Store - Firenze, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Cinque Terre

— 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 27th (Wed), hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then trek along Cinque Terre Trails, and then look for gifts at Cantina du Sciacchetra.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre road trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Cinque Terre by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Genoa.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Genoa

— 3 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Baia dei Saraceni and Bagni Wanda. Get in touch with nature at Bagni Velazzurra and Pluto Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Genoa: Bagni La Giara (in Varigotti) and Villaggio del Sole (in Bergeggi).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Genoa journey planner.

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Genoa in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Cinque Terre in July, Genoa is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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.