13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Drive to Udine
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Udine
— 3 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
Fly

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Udine

— 3 nights
Udine is a city and comune in northeastern Italy, in the middle of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region, between the Adriatic Sea and the Alps (Alpi Carniche). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Udine: Terme di Arta (in Arta Terme), Tarvisio (Mt Lussari & Laghi di Fusine) and Grado (Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie & Basilica of Santa Eufemia). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Aquileia, appreciate the history behind Loggiato di San Giovanni, admire the masterpieces at Museo Diocesano e Galleria del Tiepolo, and make a trip to Piazza San Giacomo.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Udine trip website.

Seattle, USA to Udine is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Udine. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seattle in January since evenings lows in Udine dip to 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Udine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Venice

— 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Piazza dei Signori, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip tool.

Drive from Udine to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 47°F in January, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence holiday maker.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Venice in January: highs in Florence hover around 53°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Florence in January; daily highs in Milan reach 46°F and lows reach 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.