13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
4
Naples
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
5
Baunei, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Toronto

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take a stroll through Cannaregio, thenadmire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Venice, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute ©
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute

1
night
Florence

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, explore the galleries of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the galleries of Cappella Brancacci, thenget great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thentake in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence road trip planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at St. Peter's Basilica and Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cupola di San Pietro and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Piazza del Campidoglio, stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, admire the striking features of Altare Della Patria, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico ©
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, explore the ancient world of Teatro Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, explore the galleries of The Neapolis Buried, thenmake a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Domenico Maggiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Anfiteatro Romano, thendelve into the distant past at Casa del Fauno, thendelve into the distant past at Terme del Foro, and finally delve into the distant past at Forum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Naples online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Baunei.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Pompeii
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Catacombe di San Gaudioso ©
Catacombe di San Gaudioso
Forum ©
Forum
The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried

2
nights
Baunei, Sardinia

Baunei ©
Baunei is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Nuoro in the Italian island of Sardinia.GeographyThe municipality of Baunei is located about 100km northeast of Cagliari and about 11km north of Tortolì. Torre di Barì and Chiesa di San Pietro al Golgo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Cala Mariolu and Spiaggia di Cea. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala dei Gabbiani, stroll through Cala Biriala, take in the dramatic natural features at Monolite di Pedra Longa, and delve into the distant past at Nuraghe di S'Ortali 'e Su Monti.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Baunei driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Baunei takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and car. In August in Baunei, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Baunei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bari Sardo, Nuraghe di S'Ortali 'e Su Monti
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Cala Mariolu ©
Cala Mariolu
Cala dei Gabbiani ©
Cala dei Gabbiani
Spiaggia di Cea ©
Spiaggia di Cea

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