12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy itinerary planner

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Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Fly
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Pizzo
— 1 night
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Drive to Lamezia Terme Airport, Fly to Peretola Airport, Drive to Firenzuola
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Firenzuola
— 1 night
Drive
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Bologna
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice
— 4 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 2 nights
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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to Rome is an approximately 7-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jerusalem to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jerusalem in September, expect Rome to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Pizzo.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Pizzo

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): get great views at La balconata - U Spunduni and then get a new perspective on things with Calabria Sport Fishing.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Pizzo trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Pizzo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Pizzo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Firenzuola.

Things to do in Pizzo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Firenzuola

— 1 night
Firenzuola is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 40km northeast of Florence.Firenzuola borders the following municipalities: Barberino di Mugello, Borgo San Lorenzo, Castel del Rio, Castiglione dei Pepoli, Monghidoro, Monterenzio, Palazzuolo sul Senio, San Benedetto Val di Sambro, Scarperia.The medieval jurist Giovanni d'Andrea was born in the frazione of Rifredo around 1270. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): appreciate the views at Valle Del Santerno, take in the dramatic natural features at Sasso di San Zanobi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pieve di San Giovanni Battista Decollato, then contemplate the long history of Badia di San Pietro in Moscheta, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Spazio Culturale "La Guerra e La Memoria".

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Firenzuola trip builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pizzo to Firenzuola. In September, daytime highs in Firenzuola are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Firenzuola

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Bologna

— 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 1st (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Comunale, contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, then don't miss a visit to Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bologna road trip planner.

Getting from Firenzuola to Bologna by car takes about 1.5 hours. September in Bologna sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites

Venice

— 4 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Food Tours, Scrovegni Chapel, &more) and Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Arena di Verona, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, look for gifts at The Merchant of Venice - San Fantin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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 6th (Wed): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then see La Casa Maledetta, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio and then steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco.

To find out how to plan a trip to Milan, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games

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.