13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Cinque Terre
— 2 nights
4
Venice
— 3 nights

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, thenadmire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Villa Farnesina, thensteep yourself in history at Roman Forum, thenexplore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary builder website.

Brisbane, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence road trip app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Florence

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

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nights
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Groppo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Castello Doria, and finally get into the urban bustle at Vernazza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Di San Pietro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, and finally learn more about the world around you at Punta Corvo.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Cinque Terre vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Cinque Terre takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Punta Corvo
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Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Punta Corvo ©
Punta Corvo
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

3
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.
Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and Cannaregio. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Casa del Petrarca (in Arqua Petrarca), Piazza dei Signori (in Padua) and Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico (in Vicenza). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Murano, Casa del Petrarca, Piazza dei Signori, Castello Estense, Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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