12 days in Venice, Sorrento & Italian Alps Itinerary

12 days in Venice, Sorrento & Italian Alps Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel planner

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Venice
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sorrento
— 4 nights
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Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Milan Bergamo Airport, Drive to Grosio
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Grosio
— 1 night
Drive
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Rovereto
— 2 nights
Drive to Verona Villafranca Airport, Fly to Tampa

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Venice

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony) and Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip maker tool.

Tampa, USA to Venice is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Tampa in April, expect nights in Venice to be a bit cooler, around 49°F, while days are cooler, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Sorrento.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 4 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sorrento: Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more), Il Sentiero Degli Dei (in Positano) and Ravello (Kundry Bottega d'Arte, Villa Rufolo, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, experience rural life at La Masseria Farm Experience, and admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sorrento road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Venice in April since evenings lows in Sorrento dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grosio.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Grosio

— 1 night
Grosio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 130km northeast of Milan and about 35km northeast of Sondrio, on the border with Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): head outdoors with Laghetto di Grosotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rock Engraving Park of Grosio, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grosio road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Sorrento to Grosio with the Route module. Traveling from Sorrento in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grosio, with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovereto.

Things to do in Grosio

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rovereto

— 2 nights
Rovereto - Rofreit in German - ("wood of Cornish oaks") is a city and comune in Trentino in northern Italy, located in the Vallagarina valley of the Adige River.HistoryRovereto was an ancient fortress town standing at the frontier between the bishopric of Trento – an independent state until 1797 – and the republic of Venice, and later between Austrian Tyrol and Italy.GeographyRovereto is east of Riva del Garda (at the north-western corner of Lake Garda). Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, then step into the grandiose world of Castel Beseno, then do a tasting at Pedrotti Spumanti, and finally do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Balter.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovereto road trip planner.

You can drive from Grosio to Rovereto in 3.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Rovereto can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovereto

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips