12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Milan
— 1 night
Bus
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
4
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Bari
— 2 nights
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Milan

— 1 night

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.
Discover how to plan a Milan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Milan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Milan when traveling from Tel Aviv in June, with lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Shopping · Museums

Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've now added Gallerie Degli Uffizi to your itinerary. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Church and Museum of Orsanmichele will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Pitti Palace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida), Podere Il Cocco (in Montalcino) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Orcia, delve into the lush surroundings at Foresta di Vallombrosa, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence tour itinerary site.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

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.
Visiting Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Antico Presente will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Venture out of the city with trips to Riserva Naturale Regionale Macchiatonda (in Santa Marinella) and Culture Discovery Vacations - Cooking Classes & Vacations (in Soriano nel Cimino). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary website.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trips

Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Area Archeologica di Carminiello ai Mannesi and then get engrossed in the history at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vesuvio National Park, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Odeon - Teatro Piccolo.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bari.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Bari

— 2 nights

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Bari travel planner.

Getting from Naples to Bari by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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.