12 days in Rome, Naples & Florence Itinerary

12 days in Rome, Naples & Florence Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

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Rome
— 10 nights
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Naples
— 1 day
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Florence
— 1 day

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Rome

— 10 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

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If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Rome are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Naples

— 1 day
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 2nd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then delve into the distant past at Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins, then brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Naples holiday planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. January in Naples sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Florence

— 1 day

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Museo della Misericordia di Firenze, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route site.

You can take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. January in Florence sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums