12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Santiago
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Milan
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Pisa
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Santiago

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip maker site .

Santiago, Chile to Milan is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Chile Time to Central European Time is 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can take a train to Venice.

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

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice trip maker website .

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Pisa

Pisa ©
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 10th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto, then admire the striking features of Duomo di Pisa, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning tower Pisa. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero, explore the different monuments and memorials at Jewish Cemetery, head outdoors with Il Pineto Parco Avventura, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo - Museo Del Ciclismo, and finally steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pisa trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Pisa sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Santuario Della Madonna del Ghisallo - Museo Del Ciclismo, Le mura di Lucca
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Leaning tower Pisa ©
Leaning tower Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

4
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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Pisa to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Pisa in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rome, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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