12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Fly
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Alghero, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Drive
6
San Teodoro, Sardinia
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Discover out-of-the-way places like Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli and Church of St. Louis of the French. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

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New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Rome is minus 4.5 hours. In June, Rome is little chillier than New Delhi - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Assisi day trip site.

Getting from Rome to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Venice

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of St. Anthony, and finally contemplate the long history of Piazza del Santo.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Alghero.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Capo Caccia, 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 your second day here, take a stroll through Centro Storico Bosa and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Alghero trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Venice to Alghero in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. In June, daily temperatures in Alghero can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Teodoro.

Things to do in Alghero

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

San Teodoro, Sardinia

— 2 nights
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 1st (Thu), kick back and relax at Spiaggia Isuledda, stroll through Spiaggia Capo Coda Cavallo, then kick back and relax at Lu Impostu Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia La Cinta.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Teodoro online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Alghero to San Teodoro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in San Teodoro sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Teodoro

Outdoors · Beaches · 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.