13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 4 nights
2
Florence
— 5 nights
3
Milan
— 2 nights

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: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Colosseum, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online route planner.

San Francisco, USA to Rome is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Rome is 9 hours. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

5
nights
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Duomo di Siena, Piazza del Campo, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence route planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Food Tours
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and then get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Milan online road trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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