11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly to Rome, Train to Salerno
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Salerno
— 1 night
Drive
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Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Fly

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Salerno

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno and then don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, trek along Sentiero dei Limoni, and then kick back and relax at Spiaggia di castiglione.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Salerno trip planner.

Boston, USA to Salerno is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and train. Traveling from Boston to Salerno, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salerno, with lows around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Positano.

Things to do in Salerno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Positano

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 4th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, stop by Nana' Positano, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, stroll through Marina di Praia Beach, then stroll through Lido Capo di Conca, and finally kick back and relax at Lido di Ravello.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Positano vacation planning app.

Drive from Salerno to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Salerno in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Positano, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Rome

Eternal City

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 (Mon): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rome online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Positano to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence road trip app.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Venice

City of Romance

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 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Like a Venetian, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice holiday builder.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.