13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice — 3 nights

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 Scrovegni Chapel. Visit Basilica di San Marco and St Mark's Campanile for their historical value. Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Basilica of St. Anthony, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Venice sightseeing site.

Madrid, Spain to Venice is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Venice are little chillier (36°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Florence.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Florence — 3 nights

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 Basilica of Santa Croce. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Piazzale Michelangelo. 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, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

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.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Rome — 3 nights

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 Vatican Museums. Pantheon and Villa Adriana are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, 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 fly; or drive. 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.
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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 Villa Rufolo. Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Duomo di Ravello. Get out of town with these interesting Ravello side-trips: Positano (Fornillo & Arienzo Beach Club, Positano) and Teatro Grande (in Pompeii). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ravello online trip maker.

Drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, expect nights in Ravello to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Italy travel guide

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.