14 days in Italy Itinerary

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Drive
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Venice
— 1 night
Fly
2
Lampedusa
— 1 night
Fly
3
Rome
— 3 nights
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Drive to Pozzuoli, Ferry to Ischia, Drive to Forio
4
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 1 night
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Villasimius
5
Villasimius, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive
6
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 1 night
Fly to Pisa, Ferry to Portoferraio
7
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Piombino, Drive to Florence
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Venice — 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally visit Dorsoduro. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary planner.

Milan to Venice is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Lampedusa.
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Lampedusa — 1 night

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): kick back and relax at Sciatu Persu, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Pulcino, then stroll through Spiaggia dei Conigli, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Croce Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Lampedusa travel app.

You can fly from Venice to Lampedusa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Venice, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Lampedusa, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Lampedusa to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. While traveling from Lampedusa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Forio.
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Forio, Isola d'Ischia — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Soccorso, and then test the waters at Giardini Poseidon Terme.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Forio travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Rome to Forio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Forio are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Villasimius.
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Villasimius, Sardinia — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Kal' e Moru, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Mari Pintau, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Solanas, and finally kick back and relax at Cala Pira. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Colline del Vento, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Punta Molentis, then enjoy the sand and surf at Simius Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Porto Giunco.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Villasimius trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Forio to Villasimius in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Forio in July, plan for little chillier nights in Villasimius, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to San Teodoro.
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San Teodoro, Sardinia — 1 night

A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta, enjoy the sand and surf at Lu Impostu Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Porto Taverna Beach.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Teodoro online trip planner.

Drive from Villasimius to San Teodoro in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.
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Portoferraio, Elba Island — 1 night

Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia delle Ghiaie, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Di Sansone, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Sorgente.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portoferraio road trip planning website.

Getting from San Teodoro to Portoferraio by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from San Teodoro in July, expect nights in Portoferraio to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Florence.
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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 Academy of Fine Arts and Historic Centre of San Gimignano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pitti Palace and The Baptistery of St. John. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Torre Grossa (in San Gimignano) and Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

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

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Portoferraio to Florence takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. July in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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