11 days in Tuscany, Ravello & Province of Rome Itinerary

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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
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Siena
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tivoli
— 1 night
Drive to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Fly to Belleville

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history 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 explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Florence day trip planning site.

Belleville, USA to Florence is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Belleville to Florence due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Siena.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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.
On the 23rd (Sun), indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, and then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siena, steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Siena, and then do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Siena trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Siena sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Ravello.
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Ravello — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei, then Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, and finally steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister del Paradiso, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ravello trip planning website.

You can drive from Siena to Ravello in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Siena in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tivoli.
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Tivoli — 1 night

Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Villa d'Este, stroll around Parco Villa Gregoriana, then delve into the distant past at Villa Adriana, and finally stroll around Riserva Naturale Macchia di Gattaceca e Macchia del Barco.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tivoli visit planner.

Drive from Ravello to Tivoli in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 47°F in Tivoli. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Tuscany travel guide

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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.
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Province of Rome travel guide

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Ruins · Gardens · Theme Parks
Rome is the capital of Italy and a special comune (named Comune di Roma Capitale). Rome also serves as the capital of the Lazio region. With 2,877,215 residents in 1285km2, it is also the country's most populated comune. It is the fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. It is the center of the Metropolitan City of Rome, which has a population of 4.3 million residents. Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, within Lazio (Latium), along the shores of the Tiber. The Vatican City is an independent country inside the city boundaries of Rome, the only existing example of a country within a city: for this reason Rome has been often defined as capital of two states.Rome's history spans more than 2,500 years. While Roman mythology dates the founding of Rome at around 753 BC, the site has been inhabited for much longer, making it one of the oldest continuously occupied sites in Europe. The city's early population originated from a mix of Latins, Etruscans and Sabines. Eventually, the city successively became the capital of the Roman Kingdom, the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire, and is regarded as the birthplace of Western civilisation and by some as the first ever metropolis. It was first called The Eternal City (Urbs Aeterna; La Città Eterna) by the Roman poet Tibullus in the 1st century BC, and the expression was also taken up by Ovid, Virgil, and Livy. Rome is also called the "Caput Mundi" (Capital of the World).

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