The Ancient City of Pompeii
Statue of David in Florence
Sistine Chapel in Vatican City
St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City
Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Top Activities in Italy
Wine Tasting in Tuscany
Eating amazing food
Taking a cooking class in Bologna
Cycling in ancient cities and along the coast
Going back in time in Sicily
Classic Italy Itineraries
Italy in 7-10 Days
If you only have one week in Italy, you will have time to see the “big three,” that is Venice, Florence, and Rome. Each is distinct and will provide a wonderful glimpse into the country. A word of warning though: once you’re there, you will not want to come back!
Day 1-3, Rome & Vatican City: Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Forum, Sistine Chapel, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain
Day 4-5, Florence: Shop along the Ponte Vecchio, see incredible works of art at the Uffizi, the Pitti Palace and The Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze, visit the Duomo and other churches.
Day 6-7, Venice: Gondola rides, Piazza San Marco, walk over picturesque bridges for spectacular photo ops, and explore shops full of intricate Venetian masks.
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Italy in 2 Weeks
If it's your first visit to Italy, try to plan two weeks in which you can see the countryside as well as the major tourist spots.
Day 1-2, Rome & Vatican City: Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Forum, Sistine Chapel, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain
Day 3-5, Florence: Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Tuscany, Wine Tasting
Day 6, Milan: Pristine Milan is a great shopping city, also offering impressive history and the incredible cathedral at its center.
Day 7, Verona: Famous for its star-crossed lovers, fair Verona is a lovely stop, with a long artistic history.
Day 8-9, Venice: Gondola rides, Piazza San Marco, Doges Palace walk over picturesque bridges for spectacular photo ops, and explore shops full of intricate Venetian masks.
Day 10, San Marino: Marvel at stunning medieval architecture and stroll through classic piazzas.
Day 12-14, Naples: Take a day trip to Positano and Pompeii. Enjoy classic Neapolitan pizza and ocean views.
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Culinary & Wine Tour of Italy
If there's one thing Italy is known for, it's food! A culinary tour of the country will showcase their signature dishes, and the traditional way to make them. And a food tour would be nothing without a visit to some of the country’s premier wineries where you'll get a taste of classic old world wines.
Day 1-2, Rome: Enjoy your introduction to Italy in Rome, enjoying classic Italian fare at hole in the wall restaurants. Eat dessert al fresco as you taste delicious gelato while lounging on the Spanish Steps.
Day 3-6, Bologna: Learn how to make a traditional Bolognese sauce, and visit where true Parmesan Reggiano is made.
Day 7-10, Tuscany: The rustic charm of Tuscany will be revealed as you walk in fresh gardens, drink delicious wines, learn to make homemade pasta, and picnic in vineyards.
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