13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy Trip Planner

Make it your trip
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 3 nights
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Venice

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Piazza San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Visit Basilica di San Marco and St Mark's Campanile for their historical value. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary planner.

Madrid, Spain to Venice is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Piazza del Duomo. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Duomo di Siena in Siena, approximately Siena away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Pantheon. St. Peter's Basilica and Villa Adriana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the striking landscape at Colle del Gianicolo, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Get some cultural insight at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Ravello and Villa Cimbrone Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Positano (Fornillo & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano) and Teatro Grande (in Pompeii). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ravello online route planner.

Traveling by car from Rome to Ravello takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Ravello: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:

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.