12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey builder

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Milan
— 2 nights
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Florence
— 3 nights
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Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Milan

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, see La Casa Maledetta, and then get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and finally take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Milan day trip website.

Atlanta, USA to Milan is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. While traveling from Atlanta, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games
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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kids will enjoy Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in November, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:

Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, take a stroll through Trastevere, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome travel planning app.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:

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.