12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Florence
— 2 nights
2
Venice
— 2 nights
3
Oliveto Lario
— 1 night
4
Ravello
— 1 night
5
Rome
— 3 nights

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, and make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence road trip site.

San Francisco, USA to Florence is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Florence due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Florence reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, thensee the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

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Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Oliveto Lario.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Oliveto Lario

Oliveto Lario ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): examine the collection at Madonna del Ghisallo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia di Onno, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di S. Lorenzo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giorgio.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oliveto Lario day trip planning app.

Drive from Venice to Oliveto Lario in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Oliveto Lario are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Oliveto Lario

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Mandello del Lario, Madonna del Ghisallo
Highlights from your plan
Madonna del Ghisallo ©
Madonna del Ghisallo
Chiesa di San Giorgio ©
Chiesa di San Giorgio
Chiesa di S. Lorenzo ©
Chiesa di S. Lorenzo

1
night
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): cool off at Fornillo, enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Capo di Conca, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Oliveto Lario to Ravello. Traveling from Oliveto Lario in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Lido Capo di Conca
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Pantheon. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sistine Chapel.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ravello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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