16 days in Italy, Austria & Munich Itinerary

16 days in Italy, Austria & Munich Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Chicago, United States


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3
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Rome is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Chicago to Rome. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Chicago in May, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice trip maker tool.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), then take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Innsbruck journey site.

Drive from Venice to Innsbruck in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in June: high temperatures in Innsbruck hover around 75°F and lows are around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Alpenzoo ©
Alpenzoo

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

Start your trip to Salzburg by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Innsbruck to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Salzburg are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the activities along English Garden, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then appreciate the history behind Moriskentanzer, and finally make a trip to Marienplatz. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and finally admire the striking features of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus).

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June in Munich, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 52°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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