12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok
Fly:  14 h
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
2
Como
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Cortina d'Ampezzo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
5
Verona
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
7
Pisa
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Tivoli
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Bangkok

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

Start your trip to Milan by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Bangkok, Thailand to Milan is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Milan. Traveling from Bangkok in April, expect Milan to be colder, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Como.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
night
Como

Como ©
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): browse the fresh offerings at Micromercato Moltrasio, then trek along Sentee di Sort, and then look for all kinds of wild species at I Falconieri del Feudo.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Como sightseeing website.

Take a train from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Como

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Sentee di Sort, Micromercato Moltrasio
Highlights from your plan
I Falconieri del Feudo ©
I Falconieri del Feudo
Micromercato Moltrasio ©
Micromercato Moltrasio

1
night
Cortina d'Ampezzo

Cortina d'Ampezzo
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): admire the verdant scenery at Val Travenanzes and then explore the striking landscape at Parco Naturale delle Dolomiti d’Ampezzo.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cortina d'Ampezzo online vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Como to Cortina d'Ampezzo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Cortina d'Ampezzo can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Nature Parks

2
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.
On the 8th (Wed), admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Venice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 10th (Fri), take a stroll through Quinzano, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally contemplate the long history of Arena di Verona.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Verona journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Florence trip maker site.

You can take a train from Verona to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

1
night
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then stroll the grounds of Camposanto, and finally steep yourself in history at Le mura di Lucca.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Pisa trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Pisa by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In April in Pisa, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tivoli.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Le mura di Lucca
Highlights from your plan
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

2
nights
Tivoli

Tivoli ©
Tivoli is a town and comune in Lazio, central Italy, about 30km east-north-east of Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river where it issues from the Sabine hills. On the 14th (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the ancient world of Villa Adriana, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa d'Este.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Tivoli trip planner.

You can drive from Pisa to Tivoli in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In April in Tivoli, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tivoli

Historic Sites Spas Parks

Side Trip

Spas
Highlights from your plan
Villa d'Este ©
Villa d'Este
Villa Adriana ©
Villa Adriana
Spas

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