11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 1 night
2
Vatican City
— Few hours
3
Naples
— Few hours
4
Pompeii
— Few hours
5
Matera
— 1 night
6
Taormina
— Few hours
7
Syracuse
— 1 night
8
Agrigento
— Few hours
9
Catania
— 1 night
10
Florence
— Few hours
11
Siena
— 1 night
12
Pisa
— Few hours
13
Genoa
— 1 night
14
Turin
— Few hours
15
Milan
— 1 night
16
Verona
— Few hours
17
Venice
— Few hours
18
Castelnuovo del Garda
— 2 nights

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night
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online itinerary planner.

Aldie, USA to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Aldie to Rome. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Aldie in January, with highs in Rome at °F and lows at °F. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vatican City.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Vatican City

Vatican City ©
Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
On the 9th (Sat), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vatican City travel route site.

Vatican City is very close to Rome. In January, daily temperatures in Vatican City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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hours
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Naples day trip planning website.

Getting from Vatican City to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Naples are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pompeii planning website.

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Matera.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sassi di Matera.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Matera trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Pompeii to Matera in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Pompeii in January, expect Matera to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Taormina.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Sassi di Matera ©
Sassi di Matera

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hours
Taormina

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Ancient Theatre of Taormina.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Taormina trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Matera to Taormina in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Matera in January: high temperatures in Taormina hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Syracuse.

Things to do in Taormina

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina

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Syracuse

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Ortigia.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Syracuse day trip site.

You can drive from Taormina to Syracuse in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Agrigento.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ortigia ©
Ortigia

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Agrigento

Agrigento ©
Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Valle dei Templi.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Syracuse to Agrigento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Agrigento sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Catania.

Things to do in Agrigento

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Valle dei Templi ©
Valle dei Templi

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night
Catania

Catania ©
The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
You've now added Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Catania online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Agrigento to Catania takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Agrigento in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Catania, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Florence.

Things to do in Catania

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna
Highlights from your plan
Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna ©
Craters Silvestri of Mount Etna

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 12th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo and then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip maker app.

You can fly from Catania to Florence in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Catania in January, you will find days in Florence are little chillier (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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night
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena and then make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Siena tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Siena can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa trip itinerary app.

Getting from Siena to Pisa by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Genoa.
Highlights from your plan
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Genoa

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Genoa.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Genoa day trip planning site.

Getting from Pisa to Genoa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Pisa in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Genoa, with lows around °F. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Turin.

Things to do in Genoa

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa

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Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museo Egizio.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turin journey maker site.

You can drive from Genoa to Turin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Genoa in January, with highs in Turin at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo Egizio ©
Museo Egizio

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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 15th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano.

To plan Milan vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Turin to Milan by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Milan to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canal Grande. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °F in January, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Castelnuovo del Garda.

Things to do in Venice

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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Castelnuovo del Garda

Castelnuovo del Garda ©
Castelnuovo del Garda is an Italian comune (municipality), in the Province of Verona, in Veneto, on a couple of morainic hills few kilometers south-east from Garda lake. On the 16th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Castelnuovo del Garda trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Castelnuovo del Garda in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Castelnuovo del Garda are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Sun).

Things to do in Castelnuovo del Garda

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gardaland Park ©
Gardaland Park

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