11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Venice
— 1 night
train:  6​h 45​min
2
Ravello
— 2 nights
subway + train:  3​h
3
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Milan
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Seattle

1
night
Venice

Venice ©
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 14th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Venice holiday app .

Seattle, USA to Venice is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Venice due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Venice

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

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Attractions like Fornillo and Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Kayaking & Canoeing & Bagni d'Arienzo) and Torre di Grado (in Praiano). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea.

Plan my trip to Ravello with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can take a train from Venice to Ravello in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Venice in August, with lows around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Torre di Grado, Lido Capo di Conca, Duomo di Sant'Andrea
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, make a trip to Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, explore the ancient world of Foro di Augusto, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Rome day trip website .

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in August, Florence is slightly colder at night with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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night
Milan

Milan ©
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 23rd (Fri): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan online trip itinerary planner .

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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