13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Ravello
— 3 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Florence
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly

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3
nights
Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Rome due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in May: high temperatures in Rome hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

3
nights
Ravello

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ravello: Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista (in Praiano) and Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Food Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo della Carta, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ravello attractions planning website.

Drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

2
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online itinerary planner.

Do a combination of taxi and train from Ravello to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

2
nights
Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

2
nights
Milan

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

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You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Milan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.