15 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Klarna Trips Italy planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
— 1 night
Fly
2
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly
4
Cogne
— 1 night
Drive
5
Lake Maggiore
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Asti
— 1 night
Drive
7
Viareggio
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Florence
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice day trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Positano.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Positano — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Croce, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Positano journey tool.

Fly from Venice to Positano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Venice in September, Positano is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Rome.
more
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, stop by Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Positano in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Rome, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can fly to Cogne.
more
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Cogne — 1 night

Cogne is a town and comune in Aosta Valley, northern Italy, with 1439 inhabitants, as of 2012.GeographyCogne is located in the valley with the same name along a stream known as the Torrent Grand Eyvia. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Prato di Sant'Orso and then hike along Sentieri della Valnontey.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cogne day trip tool.

You can fly from Rome to Cogne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Maggiore.
more
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip
Highlights from your trip

Lake Maggiore — 2 nights

On the 26th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at I Sentieri dei Lupi del Cornaggia - MTB, then learn about winemaking at Cantina Fontechiara, and then explore the activities along Lake Orta. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alpe San Michele, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distilleria Rossi d’Angera, and then view the masterpieces at Palazzo Borromeo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lake Maggiore vacation planner.

Getting from Cogne to Lake Maggiore by car takes about 3 hours. September in Lake Maggiore sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Asti.
more
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Asti — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Asti Santa Maria Assunta, examine the collection at Museo del Palio di Asti, don't miss a visit to Cripta di Sant'Anastasio e Museo Lapidario, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiata di San Secondo, and finally look for gifts at Agripassione.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Asti day trip app.

Traveling by car from Lake Maggiore to Asti takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. September in Asti sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Viareggio.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Viareggio — 2 nights

Viareggio is a city and comune in northern Tuscany, Italy, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea. On the 29th (Thu), stroll through Bagno Maurizio and then examine the collection at Sant'Anna di Stazzema. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre Guinigi, then make a trip to La Terrazza Luminosa, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Asciutti Carlo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Viareggio road trip planner.

You can drive from Asti to Viareggio in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Florence.
more
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Drive from Viareggio to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
more
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
more