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There’s nowhere in the world quite like Italy, from world-renowned Renaissance art to the country's influential role in history to incomparably delicious cuisine and to some of the best wines in the world. Whether you’re a foodie on the hunt for the perfect meal paired with the perfect glass of wine, a history enthusiast trying to channel your inner Indiana Jones, or all-around traveler trying to see it all, these 12, 14 and 15-day itineraries are guaranteed to please. If you’re planning on a 2 weeks Italy itinerary, we’ve got you covered with some of our favorite trips.

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1. The Top Cities of Italy: 12 days in Italy

The Grand Canal offers a facility of exploring Venice in a gondola ride.
Built on the waters of the Adriatic Sea, Venice is a highlight of this two-week Italy itinerary.
Mount Vesuvius is a very famous skyline in Naples
A trip to Italy is incomplete without climbing the iconic trail of Mount Vesuvius.
Day 1 Welcome to Milan
Day 2 Enjoy a train ride through the country on your way to Venice
Day 3 See the highlights of Venice, including a gondola ride through the city’s canals
Day 4 Relax on your way to Florence
Day 5 Travel to Rome and explore the Vatican City
Day 6 Discover Rome’s most beautiful places on a walking tour of the city
Day 7 Take a final train ride through the country to Naples
Day 8 Explore the ruins of Pompeii and climb to the crater of Mount Vesuvius
Day 9 Spend the day traveling to Sorrento
Day 10 Take a guided tour of the picturesque villages while touring Amalfi Coast
Day 11 Relax on an 8-hour boat tour of the Sorrentine coast
Day 12 Say goodbye and head to your next destination

If you have 2 weeks in Italy and want to see it all, you can’t go wrong with this 12-day Italy itinerary. The trip takes you through the country’s most famous cities, taking you to all its must-see sights, from the Colosseum in Rome to a relaxing boat ride along the Amalfi Coast. You’ll discover Renaissance art in Florence, climb to the crater of Mount Vesuvius, and ride a gondola through the canals of Venice. It’s everything you could possibly want to fit into a 12 days trip to Italy and more! See more 12-day tours to Italy.

2. Best of Italy: 14 Days in Italy

When you're on an Italy family vacation do visit the Spanish Steps in Rome.
Climb 138 steps of the Spanish Steps in Rome to reach the Trinita dei Monti church at the top.
Day 1 Take your first steps in the Italian capital
Day 2 Tour the main attractions in Rome
Day 3 Admire the beauty of Florence from the Ponte Vecchio
Day 4 Walk the ancient walls of Lucca
Day 5 Marvel at the impossible lean of Pisa’s famous tower
Day 6 Join the locals on La Spezia’s waterfront
Day 7  Grab your walking boots to explore Cinque Terre
Day 8 Discover hidden gems in and around Portofino
Day 9 Discover the secrets of Asti’s famed wine
Day 10 Shop till you drop on your tour to Milan
Day 11 Enjoy a lazy day in the villages around Lake Como
Day 12  Arrive among the canals of Venice
Day 13 Explore Venice before sampling authentic regional cuisine
Day 14 Commit your last panoramas of Venice to memory

Packed with overflowing must-see sites, Rome's ‘eternal city’ is well-named, though it is only the start of this exploration. Follow the line of the Apennine Mountains north to medieval Florence, ancient Lucca, and the leaning tower of Pisa. Then say goodbye to grand cities and hello to the picturesque villages of Cinque Terre National Park and equally alluring Portofino. Join the catwalks of Milan and the yacht set of Lake Como before reaching Venice, a city like no other. See more 14-day trips to Italy

3. The wonders of Sicily: 15 days in Italy

Among the list Best beaches in Sicily, Aeolian Islands is an eye candy
The typical whitewashed houses in the Aeolian Islands are the real treat for the eyes.
The Valley of temples is an outstanding archaeological site in Sicily.
Visit UNESCO heritage sites on this 15-day Italy itinerary.
Day 1 Arrive in Catania
Day 2 See Catania’s highlights on a locally guided walking tour and taste some street food
Day 3 Visit Greek archeological sites, local wineries and baroque palaces
Day 4 Explore two UNESCO World Heritage villages
Day 5 Learn to cook Italian cuisine against the backdrop of the Vendicari Nature Reserve
Day 6 Discover the gorgeous historic towns of Ragusa and Scicli
Day 7 Eat chocolate from Sicily’s oldest chocolate maker; archeological trek through the Cava d’Ispica
Day 8 Tour the Villa Romana del Casale
Day 9 Explore the Valley of Temples with an expert guide
Day 10 Taste wine from Marsala’s oldest wine producers and take in the sunset at the Salt Pans
Day 11 Walk through the history of Palermo
Day 12 Discover Monreale Duomo and explore the Segesta archeological park
Day 13 Soak up the sun in the medieval seaside town of Cafalu
Day 14 Trek Mount Etna and finish the day with a tasting of local wines and food from the region
Day 15 Say goodbye and head to the Catania airport

If you’re planning your Italy itinerary, 15 days in Italy is the perfect amount of time to get your history and nature fixed as you take a deep dive into the Sicilian culture. This unique itinerary will introduce you to the Sicilians making their island the haven of wine, food, and culture it is today. You’ll meet chocolate makers, vintners, and historians as you explore medieval towns, nature reserves, and archeological sites. See more 15-day tours to Italy

An overview map of 2 weeks in Italy
An overview map of 2 weeks in Italy

If you’re short on time and just can't spend 2 weeks in Italy, check out our article on how many days to spend in Italy to plan your perfect tour duration. If you’re looking to plan your customized trip to Italy, connect with one of our travel experts in the country and go on your own Italy tour

For a seasonal overview, read our travel article on the best time to visit Italy.

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Published by Lisa Hopp, updated on July 6, 2023

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