12 days in Italy & Amsterdam Itinerary

12 days in Italy & Amsterdam Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: New Delhi, India

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.
Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa d'Este, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip tool.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Delhi in March, plan for much colder days in Rome, with highs around 19°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

St. Peter's Basilica, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. On the next day, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence travel route planning tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

2
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 28th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with La Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice journey maker site.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March in Venice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through The Jordaan, stroll around Vondelpark, and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel planner.

You can fly from Venice to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice in March, things will get little chillier in Amsterdam: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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