12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  11 h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Milan
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Newark

2
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, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip tool.

Newark, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in nature's colorful creations at Orto Botanico, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Milan tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from Venice to Milan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Milan are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Orto Botanico
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Florence online itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Milan in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
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

4
nights
Rome

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Private Tours in Rome with Russian Guide ©
Private Tours in Rome with Russian Guide
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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