11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Verona
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Lima


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2
nights
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 2nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Anastasia, shop like a local with Piazza delle Erbe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, and finally steep yourself in history at Arena di Verona.

Plan my day in Verona using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Lima, Peru to Verona is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Lima to Verona. Traveling from Lima in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 34°C in Verona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

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Basilica di Santa Anastasia ©
Basilica di Santa Anastasia
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, wander the streets of Cannaregio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice attractions planning app .

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Verona in March; daily highs in Venice reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 5th (Thu), look for gifts at Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
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.
Attractions like Colosseum and Welcome to Rome make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Duomo di Orvieto. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Civita di Bagnoregio (in Civita di Bagnoregio) and Mastro Cencio (in Civita Castellana). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Rome, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, Civita di Bagnoregio, Duomo di Orvieto, Mastro Cencio
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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