13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Milan
— 1 day
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Positano
— 1 night
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Rome
— 3 nights

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Milan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Milan road trip site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Milan is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Milan is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in April; daily highs in Milan reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo di San Marco. Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Venice trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Positano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and then take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina di Praia Beach, view the masterpieces at Absolute Positano, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Positano trip tool.

Getting from Venice to Positano by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. Traveling from Venice in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Positano. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Museum-lovers will appreciate Galleria Borghese and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome road trip website.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Positano in April, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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