15 days in Italy Itinerary

15 days in Italy Itinerary

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15 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 3 nights
5
Verona
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
6
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Monterrey

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Escape the urban bustle at Catacombe di San Callisto and Colle del Gianicolo. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder app .

Monterrey, Mexico to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Monterrey to Rome, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 31st (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, then explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and finally don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, wander the streets of Decumani di Napoli, steep yourself in history at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santa Restituta.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Naples trip planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Naples sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Francesco.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Assisi trip maker .

You can drive from Naples to Assisi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In January, Assisi is a bit cooler than Naples - with highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore and learn at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Basilica di Santa Croce. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Vecchio for their historical value. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

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Drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Florence, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy some music at Arena di Verona, learn about winemaking at Bertani, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola FlaTio.

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

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Wineries Historic Sites Shopping
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Bertani ©
Bertani
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco are in your itinerary. Doge's Palace and Campo del Ghetto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice travel planning app .

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daytime highs in Venice are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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