14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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14 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Milan
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Venice
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona. Your inner history buff will appreciate Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

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Phoenix, USA to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Time (CET) is 8 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in April, things will get little chillier in Rome: highs are around 69°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) 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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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Vecchio. You'll explore and learn at Galleria dell'Accademia and Basilica di Santa Croce. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planning site .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then examine the collection at Castello Sforzesco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trips

Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice, Chiesa dei SS. Pietro e Paolo
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice ©
Parrocchia SS Nabore e Felice
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Gallerie dell'Accademia. Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di San Marco and St. Mark's Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica di Sant’Antonio). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice journey builder site .

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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