13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Florence
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ancona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 6 nights
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've now added Walkabout Florence Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see Walkabout Florence Tours, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip website.

Pune, India to Florence is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Pune to Florence, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Classes

Venice — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso. On the next day, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ancona.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Ancona — 2 nights

Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Museo Diocesano, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale San Ciriaco, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Mezzavalle. On the next day, indulge your senses at Traghettatori Riviera del Conero, enjoy the sand and surf at Beach of the Two Sisters, and then delve into the distant past at Grotte di Camerano - Citta Sotterranea di Camerano.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ancona trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Venice to Ancona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in Ancona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rome.
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Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites · Parks
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Rome — 6 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Ancona to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ancona in August: highs in Rome hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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