13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
3
Sorrento
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Naples
— 1 night
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Venice

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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 5th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice travel route builder.

London, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome online holiday planner.

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Sorrento

— 4 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 (Miniaci Art Gallery, Church of Santa Maria Assunta, &more). Dedicate the 11th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: experience rural life at La Masseria Farm Experience, kick back and relax at Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, and take a leisurely stroll along Marina Grande - Antico Borgo Marinaro.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sorrento sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sorrento when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Amalfi

— 2 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, admire the local landmark of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amalfi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sorrento to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Naples

— 1 night
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Lupanar and then explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in September, Naples is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.