12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route builder

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
Bus
2
Udine
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Gemona del Friuli
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Cividale del Friuli
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Palmanova
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Aquileia
— 1 day
Train
7
Trieste
— 2 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planning app.

Winnipeg, Canada to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Winnipeg in June; daily highs in Venice reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Udine.

Things to do in Venice

Shopping

Udine

— 2 nights
Udine is a city and comune in northeastern Italy, in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche). Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocchia di S. Nicolo Vescovo al Tempio Ossario, see the interesting displays at Museo Etnografico del Friuli, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Giacomo Apostolo, then view the masterpieces at Civici Musei del Castello di Udine, and finally step into the grandiose world of Il Castello di Udine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Citta Fiera, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Arcano (Rive d'Arcano), then take in the exciting artwork at Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli, and finally see the interesting displays at PIETRO VINEYARDS PITTARO.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Udine tour planner.

You can take a bus from Venice to Udine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Udine are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Gemona del Friuli.

Things to do in Udine

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gemona del Friuli

— 2 nights
Gemona del Friuli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 90km northwest of Trieste and about 25km northwest of Udine.The municipality of Gemona del Friuli contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Campagnola, Campolessi, Maniaglia, Ospedaletto, Godo, Centro Storico, Stalis, Taviele and Taboga.Gemona del Friuli borders the following municipalities: Artegna, Bordano, Buja, Lusevera, Montenars, Osoppo, Trasaghis and Venzone.HistoryEvidence of human occupation in Gemona goes back to prehistoric times. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo Carnico delle Arti Popolari Michele Gortani, take an in-depth tour of Museo La Zona Carnia nella Grande Guerra 1915-1918, then examine the collection at Centro Etnografico Haus van der Zahre, and finally stop by Prosciuttificio Wolf. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Di Cavazzo, get to know the fascinating history of Il borgo di Illegio, then admire the masterpieces at Casa delle Esposizioni di Illegio, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Pesariis.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gemona del Friuli sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Udine to Gemona del Friuli takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Gemona del Friuli are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Cividale del Friuli.

Things to do in Gemona del Friuli

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cividale del Friuli

— 2 nights
Cividale del Friuli is a town and comune in the Province of Udine, part of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region of northern Italy. On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale - Cividale del Friuli, examine the collection at Centro Internazionale Vittorio Podrecca-Teatro delle meraviglie di Maria Signorelli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Biagio, stop by Venica & Venica, then look for gifts at Sturm Oscar, and finally contemplate the long history of Golf & Country Club Castello Di Spessa. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Cividale del Friuli - UNESCO World Heritage Centre, get engrossed in the history at Palazzo Attems Petzenstein, then see the interesting displays at Museo Santa Chiara, then make a trip to Piazza Cavour, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Fortificato Lantieri.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cividale del Friuli visit planning tool.

Drive from Gemona del Friuli to Cividale del Friuli in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Cividale del Friuli can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Palmanova.

Things to do in Cividale del Friuli

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

Palmanova

— 2 nights
Palmanova is a town and comune in northeastern Italy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stop by Alimentari Tomadin, stroll the grounds of Ara Pacis Mundi di Medea, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Military Memorial Redipuglia, then step into the grandiose world of Corpo principale Castello di Strassoldo di Sopra, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Palmanova Village.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Palmanova visit planner.

Traveling by car from Cividale del Friuli to Palmanova takes an hour. In June in Palmanova, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Aquileia.

Things to do in Palmanova

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Aquileia

— 1 day
Aquileia is an ancient Roman city in Italy, at the head of the Adriatic at the edge of the lagoons, about 10km from the sea, on the river Natiso (modern Natisone), the course of which has changed somewhat since Roman times. On the 23rd (Sun), examine the collection at Museo Nazionale Paleocristiano, see the interesting displays at Museo Casa della Terza Armata, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Aquileia, and finally examine the collection at Sudhalle.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Aquileia holiday planning website.

Aquileia is just a short distance from Palmanova. June in Aquileia sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Trieste.

Things to do in Aquileia

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trieste

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Civico Museo del Mare, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Guerra per la Pace Diego de Henriquez, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Synagogue of Trieste, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Nuovo, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo del Municipio. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Rowell Design Lifestyle, see the interesting displays at Civico Museo Sartorio, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Muggia, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, and finally see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Trieste online holiday planner.

Take a train from Aquileia to Trieste in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Trieste

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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.