13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
2
Positano
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
4
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive
6
Milan
— 1 night
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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.
Venice is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday builder.

San Francisco, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In June, Venice is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to fly to Positano.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature
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Positano — 2 nights

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 29th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, cool off at Fornillo, and then head outdoors with Walk of the Gods.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Positano vacation maker app.

Fly from Venice to Positano in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Positano are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, make a trip to Roman Forum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome road trip tool.

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 June in Rome, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, Florence is little chillier at night with lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 1 night

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): hike along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia, and then head outdoors with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre day trip website.

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Milan.
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Milan — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Drive from Cinque Terre to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough 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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