16 days in Italy Itinerary

16 days in Italy Itinerary

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16 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + train:  15​h
1
Positano
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Rome
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Verona
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Montreal

4
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.
Do your shopping at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela and Ceramica Assunta. Visit Lido di Ravello and Spiaggia Lannio for some beach relaxation. Explore Positano's surroundings by going to Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare) and Ravello (La Bottega delle Arti & Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Fornillo, look for gifts at Stella Moda S.n.c., and stroll through Bagni d'Arienzo.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Positano travel route planner .

Montreal, Canada to Positano is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight, train, subway, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Montreal to Positano, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Positano: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ravello, Le Vigne di Raito, Spiaggia Lannio
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Officine Creative Roma. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, wander the streets of Trastevere, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Rome using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For shopping fun, head to Jean Saade or I'Mago. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pelletteria de Nicola Massimiliano, and look for gifts at Ali Workshop Firenze.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip app .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Classes
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 11th (Wed): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, stop by Cioccolateria Via Conventino, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then look for gifts at Baol Atelier Creativo, and finally look for gifts at Piacere Divino Enoteca E Vini Sfusi.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Verona sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping Neighborhoods Nightlife
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Baol Atelier Creativo ©
Baol Atelier Creativo

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.
Head to I Tre Mercanti and Mercatino dell'Antiquariato Campo San Mauriziofor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, stop by BrAgora, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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