12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Las Vegas
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Lampedusa
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle + ferry:  5​h 45​min
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
ferry + shuttle + train:  3​h 15​min
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
Las Vegas

2
days
Lampedusa

Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
On the 2nd (Sun), savor the flavors at Pescheria Gianni, then kick back and relax at Cala Pulcino, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia dei Conigli. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Spiaggia Attrezzata di Cala Fiato Perduto, then make a trip to Archivio Storico Lampedusa, and then kick back and relax at Cala Croce Beach.

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Las Vegas, USA to Lampedusa is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Lampedusa is 9 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in Lampedusa are colder (82°F), and nights are slightly colder (75°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Capri.

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Cala Pulcino
Spiaggia dei Conigli
Cala Croce Beach

2
days
Capri, Island of Capri

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Solaro, make a trip to Via Camerelle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at La Certosa di San Giacomo, then stroll through I Faraglioni, then get engrossed in the history at Villa San Michele, and finally see the top attractions with Monte Solaro Chairlift. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps), explore the activities along Marina Piccola, make a trip to Belvedere Cannone, then stop by Carthusia, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of White Grotta.

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Traveling by flight from Lampedusa to Capri takes 6 hours. Traveling from Lampedusa in July, expect nights in Capri to be about the same, around 72°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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Anacapri
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White Grotta
Villa San Michele
I Faraglioni

2
days
Rome

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Pantheon, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica and then enjoy the sand and surf at Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare.

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Traveling by combination of ferry and train from Capri to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

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Vatican City, Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare
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Basilica di San Pietro
Vatican Museums
Pantheon

2
days
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, and then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John.

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Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Florence are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

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Uffizi Gallery
Galleria dell'Accademia

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): wander the streets of Cannaregio, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Frari, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally make a trip to St. Mark's Square.

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You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in July: highs in Venice hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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Campo del Ghetto
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco

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