12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
train + subway:  3​h
2
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Milan
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Verona
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 30​min
7
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Beirut

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome road trip site .

Beirut, Lebanon to Rome is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Beirut to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Beirut in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Ravello

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally cruise along Coast Road.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ravello, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi Coast, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

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Traveling by car from Ravello to Assisi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Assisi when traveling from Ravello in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

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 6th (Tue): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale, then see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Milan holiday site .

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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.
On the 9th (Fri), snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, make a trip to Piazza Bra, then get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, then enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta.

Discover how to plan a Verona trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Milan to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, wander the streets of Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice driving holiday website .

Take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square ©
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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