10 days in Italy Itinerary

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, make a trip to Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Rome hover around 37°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can take a train to Naples.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Naples — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Pompeii (Odeon - Teatro Piccolo & Villa dei Misteri) and Vesuvio National Park (in Ottaviano). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples online itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Sorrento.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Sorrento — 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Positano (MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano, Art & Craft Gallery, &more). There's much more to do: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, take in the waterfront at Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip planner.

You can drive from Naples to Sorrento in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Sorrento are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches
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Italy travel guide

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.