13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Florence
— 4 nights
Drive
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Santa Margherita Ligure
— 3 nights
Drive
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Monforte d'Alba
— 4 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Los Angeles

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, The Baptistery of St. John and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence online trip builder.

Los Angeles, USA to Florence is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Florence, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect Florence to be little chillier, temps between 78°F and 59°F. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Margherita Ligure.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Santa Margherita Ligure

— 3 nights
Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35km southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area.Santa Margherita Ligure borders the following municipalities: Camogli, Portofino, Rapallo.It has a port, used for both tourism and fishing activities. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro (in Rapallo), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Pista Ciclopedonale Levanto - Framura (in Levanto). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Ente Parco di Portofino, pause for some serene contemplation at Abbazia di San Girolamo al Monte di Portofino - Complesso Monumentale La Cervara, don't miss a visit to Oratorio di Sant'Erasmo, and admire the striking features of Villa Durazzo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Santa Margherita Ligure tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Florence to Santa Margherita Ligure in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Florence in September, Santa Margherita Ligure is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Monforte d'Alba.

Things to do in Santa Margherita Ligure

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Monforte d'Alba

— 4 nights
Monforte d'Alba is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 40km northeast of Cuneo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monforte d'Alba: Zoom Torino (in Cumiana), Cuneo (Centro storico & Piazza Galimberti) and Castello di Racconigi (in Racconigi). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Cantina Francesco Borgogno, look for gifts at Ravera Cioccolato, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Grinzane Cavour, and get a sense of history and politics at Comune di Monforte d'Alba.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Monforte d'Alba day trip tool.

Getting from Santa Margherita Ligure to Monforte d'Alba by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Santa Margherita Ligure in September since evenings lows in Monforte d'Alba dip to 54°F. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Monforte d'Alba

Wineries · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

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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.