15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 4 nights
2
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: London

4
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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Padua (Piazza della Frutta & Scrovegni Chapel). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Venice trip builder website .

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Venice. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Venice reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Padua, Arena di Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to Pisa to see Leaning Tower of Pisa about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence day trip website .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

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Vatican City, Tivoli
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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