13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner

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Fly
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Venice
— 1 day
Shuttle
2
Treviso
— 1 night
Drive
3
Porto Venere
— 1 night
Drive
4
Tellaro
— 1 night
Drive
5
La Spezia
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Florence
— 1 night
Drive
7
Siena
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Orvieto
— 1 night
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 1 day

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 17th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, wander the streets of Cannaregio, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and finally wander the streets of Dorsoduro.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Venice is 9 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Treviso.

Things to do in Venice

Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums

Treviso

— 1 night

Little Venice

The northern Italy medieval city of Treviso is known worldwide as the home of the Italian dessert tiramisu.
On the 18th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Palazzo dei Trecento, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Treviso, then make a trip to Piazza dei Signori, then explore the world behind art at Musei Civici di Treviso - Sede di Santa Caterina, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Passeggiata lungo la restera.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Treviso trip maker.

Treviso is just a stone's throw from Venice. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porto Venere.

Things to do in Treviso

Historic Sites · Museums

Porto Venere

— 1 night
Porto Venere is a town and comune (municipality) located on the Ligurian coast of Italy in the province of La Spezia. On the 19th (Sun), head off the coast to Isola del Tino, don't miss a visit to Palazzata a Mare, Head underground at Grotta di Byron, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church, then don't miss a visit to Santuario della Madonna Bianca (Chiesa di San Lorenzo), and finally take a stroll through Portovenere.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Porto Venere journey planning app.

Traveling by car from Treviso to Porto Venere takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. In May in Porto Venere, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tellaro.

Things to do in Porto Venere

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Tellaro

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pietro Church, visit Portovenere, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Ameglia, and finally head outdoors with La Nuova Rotta.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tellaro trip planner.

Drive from Porto Venere to Tellaro in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Tellaro are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to La Spezia.

Things to do in Tellaro

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

La Spezia

— 2 nights
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): hike along Cinque Terre Trails, then get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, then trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and finally stroll around Parco Naturale Regionale di Porto Venere. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Baia del Silenzio, stroll through Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Lerici.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the La Spezia trip app.

La Spezia is just a short distance from Tellaro. In May, daily temperatures in La Spezia can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in La Spezia

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Beaches

Side Trips

Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then appreciate the history behind Perseus Statue, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip builder app.

Traveling by car from La Spezia to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours

Siena

— 2 nights

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, then browse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of San Gimignano.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Orvieto.

Things to do in Siena

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Orvieto

— 1 night

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Anello della Rupe, steep yourself in history at Pozzo di San Patrizio, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico Orvieto, explore the fascinating underground world of Orvieto Underground, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella del Corporale, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Orvieto.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orvieto trip planner.

Getting from Siena to Orvieto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Orvieto can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Orvieto

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

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.
On the 27th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cupola di San Pietro, then pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Borghese. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Plan trip to Rome with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Orvieto to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Orvieto in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rome, with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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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.