12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Fly
1
Venice
— 1 night
Fly
2
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 1 night
Drive
3
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly to Naples, Train to Rome
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive to Piombino, Ferry to Portoferraio
5
Portoferraio, Elba Island
— 1 night
Ferry to Piombino, Drive to Florence
6
Florence
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 1 night

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.
On the 21st (Mon), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning app.

Kingston, Jamaica to Venice is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Kingston to Venice due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kingston in June; daily highs in Venice reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 1 night
A chance to sip cocktails at swanky beach bars by day and experience the vibrant club scene by night makes San Tedoro vacations extremely popular.
On the 23rd (Wed), kick back and relax at Spiaggia Isuledda, kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia La Cinta.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Teodoro trip builder site.

Fly from Venice to San Teodoro in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in San Teodoro can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alghero.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Alghero, Sardinia

— 2 nights

Little Barcelona

Built surrounding a 16th-century fortified port, Alghero remains one of Sardinia's most visited sites, rich in cultural and historical heritage.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): Head underground at Capo Caccia, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia Mugoni, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Maria Pia, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Leda' d'Ittiri. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Centro Storico Bosa and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Alghero road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Teodoro to Alghero takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Square.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Rome route builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Alghero to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Portoferraio.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Portoferraio, Elba Island

— 1 night
Portoferraio is a town and comune in the province of Livorno, on the edge of the eponymous harbour of the island of Elba. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Di Sansone, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Capo Bianco, then kick back and relax at Spiaggia delle Ghiaie, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Cavoli.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Portoferraio road trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Rome to Portoferraio in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in June: highs in Portoferraio hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Portoferraio

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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 30th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Florence trip site.

Getting from Portoferraio to Florence by combination of ferry and car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and train. When traveling from Portoferraio in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Florence, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

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.