11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Ravello
— 2 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Florence
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly

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Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Pantheon. You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, make a trip to Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

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Atlanta, USA to Rome is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 18th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, kick back and relax at Fornillo, then stroll through Lido di Ravello, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, then steep yourself in history at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, and finally stroll through Spiaggia di castiglione.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Ravello online road trip planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce.

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You can do a combination of taxi and train from Ravello to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Ravello in July, with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Venice

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Casa di Giulietta. Kids will enjoy Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Arche Scaligere, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice road trip planning website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.