11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Verona
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

1
night
Venice

Venice ©
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 2nd (Sun), explore the activities along Canal Grande, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti, thensteep yourself in history at Piazza delle Erbe, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. August in Verona sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

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You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of San Damiano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Assisi tour planner.

Drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Assisi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Assisi

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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

2
nights
Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano, stop by Nana' Positano, kick back and relax at Fornillo, thenkick back and relax at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and finally get interesting insight from Tours. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, make a trip to Vicoli, scale e archi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally admire the local landmark of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Positano holiday planner.

Drive from Assisi to Positano in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Assisi in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Positano, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello, Vicoli, scale e archi
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Vicoli, scale e archi ©
Vicoli, scale e archi
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, make a trip to Piazza Navona, thensteep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rome itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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