5-Day Italy Road Trip from Naples to Rome & Florence

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Starts in
Naples
Ends in
Naples
Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 5-day road trip through Italy.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Italy. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Naples, Rome, and Florence.

We'll help you experience the best 5 days in Italy you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Italy at Naples, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Italy, including the stunning Pantheon and Piazza Navona.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Naples, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 3-star Hotel Vallisdea. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as Piazza di Spagna in the city of Rome. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Trevi Fountain and Colosseum.

From the spectacular Piazza del Duomo in the city of Florence to the unforgettable Ponte Vecchio in the city of Florence, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Italy.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Italy, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Italy has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Italy. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 4 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 4 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Italy fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Italy today!

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Included

4 nights hotel
Breakfast
5 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Naples - city in ItalyNapoli
Rome - city in ItalyRome
Florence - city in ItalyFlorence
Viterbo - city in ItalyViterbo

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Attractions

Castel Nuovo, Municipalità 1, Naples, Napoli, Campania, ItalyCastel Nuovo
Castel Sant'ElmoCastel Sant'Elmo
Napoli Sotterranea Percorso Ufficiale, Municipalità 4, Naples, Napoli, Campania, ItalyNapoli Sotterranea Percorso Ufficiale
Piazza del PlebiscitoPiazza del Plebiscito
Ovo Castle, Municipalità 1, Naples, Napoli, Campania, ItalyOvo Castle
Naples National Archaeological MuseumNaples National Archaeological Museum
Museo Cappella SanseveroMuseo Cappella Sansevero
Pantheon
Piazza Navona
Piazza di Spagna
Panorama of Trevi fountain Trevi Fountain
Colosseum
Piazza del Popolo
Villa Borghese
Piazza del Duomo, Quartiere 1, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Tuscany, ItalyPiazza del Duomo
Ponte VecchioPonte Vecchio
Piazzale MichelangeloPiazzale Michelangelo
David di MichelangeloDavid of Michelangelo
Vatican Museums, Vatican CityVatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican CitySt Peter's Basilica
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Municipalità 3, Naples, Napoli, Campania, ItalyMuseo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte
Catacombe di San GennaroCatacombe di San Gennaro

Travel details

Travel dates
Oct 12 - Oct 16

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Travelers

2

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Day 1

Day 1 in Naples - Arrival Day

  • Napoli - Arrival Day
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  • Castel Nuovo
  • Castel Sant'Elmo
  • Napoli Sotterranea Percorso Ufficiale
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Italy begins when you reach the incredible city of Naples. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

We also recommend the best 3-star hotels, like the Hotel Vallisdea. This hotel has an average rating of 4.2 out of 5 stars by 220 guests.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Naples, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Naples has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Castel Nuovo. This attraction is a castle and has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 23,716 visitors.

Castel Sant'Elmo is another popular attraction in the city of Naples. This unforgettable attraction is a castle and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 19,164 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Naples is Napoli Sotterranea Percorso Ufficiale. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 18,953 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Naples, La Locanda Gesù Vecchio. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 899 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Naples is OAK Napoli Wine And Craft Beer. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 764 customers.

Locals recommend La Lazzara Trattoria e Pizzeria as one of the best restaurants in the city of Naples. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,927 customers.

Naples also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Naples is OAK Napoli Wine And Craft Beer. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 764 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Naples is L'antiquario. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 700 customers.

Locals also enjoy Barrio Botanico - Municipio. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,402 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 5-day vacation in Italy!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Naples and Rome

  • Napoli
  • Rome
  • Viterbo
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  • Piazza del Plebiscito
  • Ovo Castle
  • Naples National Archaeological Museum
  • Museo Cappella Sansevero
  • More

Day 2 of your road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Piazza del Plebiscito, Ovo Castle, Naples National Archaeological Museum, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Naples is the amazing Piazza del Plebiscito. This attraction is a square and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 57,077 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible Ovo Castle.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Naples is the outstanding Naples National Archaeological Museum. This archaeological museum has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 22,605 visitors.

Museo Cappella Sansevero is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Naples. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 24,851 visitors. Museo Cappella Sansevero attracts about 175,138 travelers annually.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Rome, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best cottage options in the city of Rome is the 4-star A. Roma Lifestyle Hotel. This cottage has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,235 guests.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel The Westin Excelsior Rome is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Rome. This hotel is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,438 guests.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Hotel Lirico. This 3-star hotel has an average rating of 3.7 out of 5 stars by 6,381 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Cantina e Cucina, one of the best restaurants in the city of Rome. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,907 customers.

Locals also recommend Ai Tre Scalini as one of the best restaurants in the city of Rome. Ai Tre Scalini is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,950 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Rome is 433. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,341 customers.

After dinner, visit D’Angelo Caffè & Gastronomia - Bar Bistro Caffetteria Napoletana a Roma, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Rome. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,054 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Cantina e Cucina. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,907 customers.

Alternatively, Ai Tre Scalini is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Rome. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,950 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Rome and Florence

  • Rome
  • Florence
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  • Pantheon
  • Piazza Navona
  • Piazza di Spagna
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Colosseum
  • Piazza del Popolo
  • Villa Borghese
  • More

Day 3 of your road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Piazza di Spagna, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Rome is the amazing Pantheon. As such, over 30,000,000 people visit Pantheon yearly. This attraction is a roman temple and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 176,062 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible square, Piazza Navona.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Rome is the outstanding Piazza di Spagna. This square has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 105,496 visitors. Approximately 30,000,000 travelers come to Rome every year to see the stunning Pantheon with their own eyes.

Trevi Fountain is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Rome. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 321,961 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Colosseum. This roman amphitheatre is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 308,140 visitors. Colosseum hosts around 7,400,000 annually so be sure to stop at this attraction so you won't miss out!

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Florence, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Ristorante Paoli, one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 6,031 customers.

Locals also recommend Ristorante Oliviero 1962 as one of the best restaurants in the city of Florence. Ristorante Oliviero 1962 is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,046 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Florence is Il Vezzo. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 862 customers.

After dinner, visit Manifattura, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Florence. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 509 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Ditta Artigianale. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,877 customers.

Alternatively, Locale Firenze is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Florence. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 771 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Florence and Naples

  • Napoli
  • Florence
  • Rome
  • More
  • Piazza del Duomo
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • David of Michelangelo
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Piazza di Spagna
  • Vatican Museums
  • St Peter's Basilica
  • More

Day 4 of your road trip through Italy gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Piazza del Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, Piazzale Michelangelo, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in the city of Florence is the amazing Piazza del Duomo. This attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 109,075 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible deck arch bridge, Ponte Vecchio.

Another unforgettable travel destination in the city of Florence is the outstanding Piazzale Michelangelo. This square has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 73,198 visitors.

David of Michelangelo is another popular attraction you can visit in the city of Florence. This spectacular attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 9,131 visitors.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Naples, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Hotel Excelsior is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Naples. This hotel is rated an average of 3.5 out of 5 stars by 298 guests.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Al Vecchio 53 Restaurant, one of the best restaurants in the city of Naples. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,352 customers.

Locals also recommend Antichi Sapori Partenopei Restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the city of Naples. Antichi Sapori Partenopei Restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 983 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Naples is Sinclair Scottish Pub. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 694 customers.

After dinner, visit Shanti Art Musik Bar, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Naples. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 1,223 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Archivio Storico - Cocktail Bar & Wonderfood. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 930 customers.

Alternatively, Sinclair Scottish Pub is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Naples. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 694 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Italy!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Naples - Departure Day

  • Napoli - Departure Day
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  • Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta
  • Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte
  • Catacombe di San Gennaro
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Day 5 of your road trip in Italy is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Naples before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Naples. This church and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 14,362.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte museum is another great option. According to 10,462 reviews, adding up to an average score of 4.7 out of 5 stars, this attraction certainly lives up to its reputation.

You can also stop at Catacombe di San Gennaro cemetery to capture the beauty and wonder of Naples one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 7,246.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Naples before you conclude your short European break.

You’ll then say farewell to Italy and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Italy!

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