12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Ravello
— 3 nights
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Rome

— 3 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: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel route planner.

Hyderabad, India to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence attractions planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Florence. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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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.
On the 7th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice route builder.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can fly to Ravello.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Ravello

— 3 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Venice to Ravello in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Venice in August since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks

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Italy travel guide

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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.