13 days in Florence & Sorrento Itinerary

13 days in Florence & Sorrento Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Florence
— 6 nights
Train
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Sorrento
— 6 nights
Drive to Naples International Airport, Fly to Birlingham

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Florence

— 6 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Leaning Tower of Pisa & Piazza dei Miracoli), Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni, Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, &more) and Torre Guinigi (in Lucca). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker website.

Birlingham, UK to Florence is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birlingham to Florence. Traveling from Birlingham in August, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Sorrento

— 6 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Paestum (Lido Esercito, Paestum Ruins, &more), Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more) and Pompeii (Forum, Bosco de Medici Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister del Paradiso, and sample the fine beverages at Il Gusto della Costa.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento online journey builder.

You can take a train from Florence to Sorrento in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in August since evenings lows in Sorrento dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips