17 days in Italy Itinerary

17 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Fly:  2 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
Positano
— 3 nights
Bus + Train:  3 h 45 min
5
Vatican City
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
6
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Cairo

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trevi Fountain as well as Rome Photography Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and Forum of Augustus. Get a sense of the local culture at Pantheon and Colle del Gianicolo. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and steep yourself in history at Campo de' Fiori.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online tour itinerary planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Rome is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairo in November: high temperatures in Rome hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Nature Nightlife

Side Trip

Museo Storico Piana delle Orme
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme ©
Museo Storico Piana delle Orme
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

5
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Pitti Palace and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Wine Tours & Tastings. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Greve in Chianti (Azienda Agricola Altiero & Castello di Verrazzano). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Greve in Chianti
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Venice Jazz Club. Your inner history buff will appreciate Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel. Piazza San Marco and Santa Maria dei Miracoli are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Ragione Palace). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, make a trip to St Mark's Campanile, wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Florence in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Venice, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

Side Trip

Padua
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Positano

Positano ©
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.
You've now added Cycling Amalfi Coast to your itinerary. Duomo di Ravello and Duomo di Sant'Andrea are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Ravello (Villa Rufolo & Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela). There's more to do: cool off at Fornillo.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano online route planner.

You can fly from Venice to Positano in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in November: high temperatures in Positano hover around 20°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vatican City.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi
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Cycling Amalfi Coast ©
Cycling Amalfi Coast
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

1
night
Vatican City

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
On the 26th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, thensee the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vatican City tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Positano to Vatican City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or fly. Traveling from Positano in November, Vatican City is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites Museums
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Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Stanze di Raffaello ©
Stanze di Raffaello

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
On the 27th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thenwander the streets of Trastevere, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

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Rome is very close to Vatican City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese

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