11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Florence
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
Train
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Sorrento
— 2 nights
Train to Rome, Fly to Dallas/Ft.Worth

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Dallas, USA to Florence is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in June: high temperatures in Florence hover around 83°F and lows are around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Take a break from Rome with a short trip to Villa d'Este in Tivoli, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Sorrento

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Food Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sorrento: Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano) and Keramos Edone (in Praiano). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Francis Church and Convent, make a trip to Piazza Tasso, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sorrento trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Sorrento in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Sorrento, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.