13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Train
2
Bologna
— 2 nights
Train
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive
4
Pisa
— 1 night
Drive
5
Florence
— 1 night
Train
6
Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Venice tour itinerary planner.

Willemstad, Curacao to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Willemstad to Venice. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Willemstad in April; daily highs in Venice reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Bologna

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To find out how to plan a trip to Bologna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

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Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

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Pisa

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): make a trip to Piazza Anfiteatro, then contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and then admire the landmark architecture of Battistero di San Giovanni.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pisa online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Pisa sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Side Trips

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Florence

— 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks

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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and visit Trastevere.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.