11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Brussels
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Ravello
— 2 nights
Taxi + Train:  6 h
4
Verona
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Campanile di Giotto and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, stop by Il Galeone, hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Brussels, Belgium to Florence is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in December: highs in Florence hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Pantheon. St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Trastevere, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

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Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): look for gifts at Ceramica D'Urso Vietri, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, look for gifts at La Bottega delle Arti, thenview the masterpieces at Ravello Arte, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Theodora Moda Positano, look for gifts at Gallerie Idee D'arte, stop by Stella Moda S.n.c., stop by Artigianato Rallo, thenstop by Don Catello, and finally look for gifts at Ceramica Assunta.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ravello trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in December, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Ravello

Shopping Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Positano, Vietri sul Mare
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Ceramica D'Urso Vietri ©
Ceramica D'Urso Vietri
Theodora Moda Positano ©
Theodora Moda Positano

1
day
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.
On the 30th (Sun), stop by Vivavino Wine Shop, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza delle Erbe, thenstop by Baol Atelier Creativo, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Verona itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Ravello to Verona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ravello in December, with highs in Verona at 8°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take a stroll through Cannaregio, thenwander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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