13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy holiday planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
5
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Ravello
— 2 nights
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Venice — 2 nights

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 21st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice journey app.

Austin, USA to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Austin to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in September, expect Venice to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 23rd (Fri), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, then examine the collection at Pitti Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Florence journey builder.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in September, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Siena.
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Siena — 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Siena trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

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, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, wander the streets of Trastevere, and contemplate the long history of Colosseum.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online vacation planner.

Getting from Siena to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Rome sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 29th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, explore the ancient world of Catacombe di San Gennaro, steep yourself in history at Lupanar, then delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, and finally delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, go for a walk through Lungomare Caracciolo, take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

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You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. September in Naples sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ravello.
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Ravello — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, look for gifts at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, then examine the collection at Museo della Carta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ravello trip planning tool.

Drive from Naples to Ravello in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Naples in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Ravello, with lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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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