17 days in New Taipei & Italy Itinerary

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New Taipei, Taiwan
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Milan, Italy
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 1 night
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Pisa, Italy
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
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Salerno, Italy
— 2 nights
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Saturnia, Italy
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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New Taipei, Taiwan

Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Taipei tour planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to New Taipei is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, plan for much colder days in New Taipei, with highs around 23°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 18°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel to Milan.
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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Milan trip builder site.

Getting from New Taipei to Milan by flight takes about 16 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from New Taipei to Milan. Traveling from New Taipei in December, things will get colder in Milan: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. You'll set off for Venice on the 14th (Wed).
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Venice, Italy — 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.
For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Thu) before leaving for Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

On the 15th (Thu), take a stroll through Quadrilatero d'Oro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): take a memorable ride with Como-Brunate funicular.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan tour planner.

Getting from Venice to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 1 night

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see where the action happens at Juventus Stadium.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Milan to Turin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Pisa.
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Pisa, Italy

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Pisa online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Turin to Pisa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in December, expect nights in Pisa to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 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 19th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Florence are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 21st (Wed), enjoy some diversion at Stadio Olimpico and then ponder the design of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome route maker app.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Naples.
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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Naples trip builder site.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December in Naples, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Salerno.
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Salerno, Italy — 2 nights

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Salerno tour planner.

You can drive from Naples to Salerno in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salerno, with lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sun) before leaving for Saturnia.
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Saturnia, Italy — 1 night

On the 25th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Cascate del Mulino.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Saturnia road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Salerno to Saturnia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Saturnia when traveling from Salerno in December, with lows around 5°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Naviglio Grande.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Milan route website.

Traveling by car from Saturnia to Milan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Saturnia in December, things will get little chillier in Milan: highs are around 9°C and lows about 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.
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