12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bentonville
taxi + Fly:  17​h
1
Rome
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 4 nights
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  17​h 30​min
End: Bentonville

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.
You've added Galleria Borghese, St. Peter's Basilica, Sistine Chapel, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: wander the streets of Trastevere.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary builder .

Bentonville, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bentonville to Rome, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
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Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte Vecchio as well as Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 52°F. You'll set off for Venice on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Florence

Museums
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

2
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.
For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice travel planning tool .

You can drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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