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Italy in Two Weeks

Italy is a dream destination for travelers. Art, history, food, and culture draw people in from all over the world. Every region has a unique flavor, style, and lifestyle. You could spend months (even years) fully immersing yourself in everything that Italy has to see and do. Unfortunately we are often limited on how much time we can take off for vacations. This itinerary will help you plan your ideal getaway so that you can enjoy the highlights of Italy in just two weeks.

Day 1: Rome

Where to go: Pantheon, Colosseum, Roman Forum and Capitoline Hill

Day 2: Rome

Where to go: St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps

Day 3: Rome

Where to go: Borghese Gallery

Day 4: Sorrento

Where to go: Piazza Tasso, Valley of the Mills, Corso Italia, San Frencesco (Church, Monastery and Cloister), Villa Comunale, and Marina Grande

Day 5: Daytrip from Sorrento to Capri

Where to go: take a boat ride to Blue grotto, chairlift to Mount Solaro, Villa San Michele, and Piazza Umberto I (The Piazzetta)

Day 6: Daytrip from Sorrento to Postiano

Where to go: walk around the historic streets (art galleries, cafes, and shopping), Santa Maria Church, the beach, Sentiero Degli Dei walking trail, take a boat ride to the Green, White, or Emerald grottos

Day 7: Daytrip from Sorrento to Amalfi Town

Where to go: Duomo di Sant’ Andrea

Day 8: Daytrip from Sorrento to Ravello

Where to go: walk around the cobblestone streets (shops, restaurants, wineries, historic buildings, mountain views), Villa Rufolo and Villa Cimbrone gardens

Day 9: Florence

Where to go: Accademia, Uffizi, and Bargello galleries, The Duomo (museum, cathedral, baptistry, and dome climb)

Day 10: Florence

Where to go: Medici Chapels, Pitti Palace, San Lorenzo Market and Basilica

Day 11: Daytrip from Florence to Chianti

Where to go: Greve in Chianti for wine and olive oil tastings, shops, cafes, and views of the Tuscan countryside

Day 12: Cinque Terre

Where to go: visit the villages by train, boat or hiking

Day 13: Venice

Where to go: Campanile di San Marco, St. Mark’s Basilica, Piazza San Marco, Doge’s Palace, Gallerie dell’accademia, Rialto Bridge and Market

Day 14: Venice

Where to go: Peggy Guggenheim Museum, Grand Canal Cruise (cruise to Murano, Burano, and Torcello lagoons), Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, take a gondola ride, walk around the historic streets

This sample itinerary will introduce you to some of the most popular things to see and do in Italy. Of course, you can always customize and change your plan based on your own individual interests and needs. If the nitty-gritty details of planning overwhelm you there are also pre-arranged guided vacations that you can always join. These vacations allow you to relax to the fullest, knowing that you don’t have to worry about getting lost or missing out on the local best-kept secrets when traveling. Talk to your travel agent today to start planning your Italian getaway.