11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner
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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Train
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Amalfi
— 2 nights
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Venice — 2 nights

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 7th (Fri): wander the streets of Dorsoduro, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip website.

Austin, USA to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Venice is 7 hours. Traveling from Austin in October, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Battistero di San Giovanni & Duomo di Siena). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary app.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip builder site.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 2 nights

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo della Carta, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then get a tailor-made plan with Amalfi Coast Drive, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast and then stop by Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Amalfi when traveling from Rome in October, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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