12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Naples
— 2 nights
2
Assisi
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Verona
— 1 day
5
Venice
— 4 nights
6
Bologna
— 1 night

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Naples is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Miglio Sacro, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, examine the collection at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, and explore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip itinerary planner.

Rome to Naples is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. In June in Naples, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Miglio Sacro ©
Miglio Sacro
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

2
nights
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 26th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, make a trip to Piazza Inferiore di San Francesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then do a tasting at Azienda Agraria Saio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Assisi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Naples to Assisi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Naples in June since evenings lows in Assisi dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agraria Saio ©
Azienda Agraria Saio
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
day
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, then admire the local landmark of Madonna Verona Fountain, and finally experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Verona holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Verona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

4
nights
Venice

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker website.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Vitale, don't miss a visit to Compianto sul Cristo Morto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Petronio, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bologna online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Bologna, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ravenna
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Vitale ©
Basilica San Vitale
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

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