14 days in Italy Itinerary

14 days in Italy Itinerary

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14 days in Italy Itinerary

Phoenix
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Milan
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Phoenix

4
days
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 Vatican Museums. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borghese and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

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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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Phoenix to Rome. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in November; daily highs in Rome reach 63°F and lows reach 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

#Historic Sites, #Museums

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

4
days
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Galleria dell'Accademia and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Baptistery of St. John and Palazzo Vecchio. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

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Take a train from Rome to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in November: highs in Milan hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

4
days
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.
Doge's Palace and Museo Ebraico di Venezia will appeal to museum buffs. Basilica di San Marco and St. Mark's Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

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You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

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

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