12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Bellagio
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Ravello
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Naples
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: London

1
night
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a stroll through Menaggio, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di S. Leonardo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Giacomo, thenlook for gifts at Azalea - Silk of Como, and finally admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bellagio road trip planning app.

London, UK to Bellagio is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, Bellagio is a bit warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bellagio

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Menaggio, Santuario Della Madonna delle Grazie di San Martino, Chiesa di S. Leonardo
Highlights from your plan
Menaggio ©
Menaggio
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi

3
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.
Visit Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice online attractions planner.

You can drive from Bellagio to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Verona
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get engrossed in the history at Museo dell'Opera di Santa Croce, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the next day, explore the galleries of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
You'll get in some beach time at Fornillo and Lido di Ravello. Duomo di Sant'Andrea and Villa Rufolo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Ravello with a short trip to Boat Tours & Water Sports in Positano, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, contemplate the long history of Santa Maria de Olearia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, and take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello online trip builder.

Drive from Florence to Ravello in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in September since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Naples.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Santa Maria de Olearia
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 21st (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, thenget to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Naples trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Naples when traveling from Ravello in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Spiaggia di Marina d'Albori, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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