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14-Day Italy Itinerary For The First Time Travelers

About this itinerary

Italy is for sure one of the most interesting destinations in the World. It’s full of culture, history, nature and many wonderful hidden spots. Visit all the beauties in two weeks is impossible, but with this 14-day Italy itinerary we get pretty close to the impossible. We’ll bring you to the main cities attractions and also some off-tourist spots. You’ll get a glimpse of the Italian lifestyle, from the center of the country to the north, from chaotic to quiet places. And don’t forget to stop for a glass of wine or to taste some local food wherever you are. Italian food and wine are one of the best experiences you can treat yourself with during your trip.

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Rome (3 days + 1 day trip)

Arrive in Rome, the Italian capital, and plan to stay here 4 days. It seems like a lot, but believe us, a lifetime is not enough to see everything Rome and its region has to offer. You will visit 2000-year-old buildings and great Renaissance masterpieces, indulge in the small streets of Trastevere, the most typical neighborhood in the city and you’ll even go abroad to the Vatican City, the smallest country on Earth! Plus, you’ll have time to go for a day trip from here. Tivoli and Viterbo are just two of the many options you have.

Florence (2 days + 1 day trip)

After visiting Rome, head to Florence and spend here 3 days, including of a day trip. This city is the cultural and social heart of Tuscany, a region known abroad for its wine, its beautiful hills and landscapes. Here you’ll see incredible churches, the World-famous Old Bridge and many more interesting masterpieces. On your third day, go for a day trip from here. There are amazing places nearby: Siena and Pisa are just a few examples.

Cinque Terre (2 days)

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Cinque Terre is the most trendy place to go during your trip to Italy. It literally means five lands, because it’s a complex of five different cities on the Italian Riviera coast. The perfect seasons to go are late spring, summer and early autumn, when the temperatures are mild enough to take a dive into the crystal clear seaside. However, visiting Cinque Terre during other seasons has its charm. In fact, you’ll be amazed by the bright colors of the small villages built on the cliffs, the stunning panoramas and, needless to say, the local great food.

Milan (2 days + 1 day trip)

Milan- Italy

Milan will be the second last destination of your 14-day itinerary in Italy. The city is the financial and fashion capital of the country, but there are also many other things to see. Milan, for example, is home of the largest church in Italy, which is incredibly elaborated with its spires. The city is also the best place to have an aperitif, it’s almost a proper dinner included in the price of your drink. This is, of course, the best place to show off your best outfit and, if you didn’t bring any, fret you not, the fashion district will provide you with whatever you need. On your third day here go for a day trip. One of the options from Milan is Como Lake, a stunning lake in the middle of the mountains.

Venice (2 days)

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venice – Italy

Venice is a must-visit when in Italy. It’s one of the most particular cities in the World, since it’s built on more than 100 islands, connected with bridges and canals. No cars are allowed in the city, neither buses, so the only way to go around is walking or taking the ferries. It’s a common destination for romantic couples, but it’s perfect also for solo travelers or group of friends. There are so many things to see and do that you’ll never get bored. Take 2 days to visit the city, so you’ll get enough time to go to all the main attractions, including St. Mark Square and Rialto.

 

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