13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights
4
Sorrento
— 5 nights

2
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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 7th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planning website.

Edinburgh, UK to Venice is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Venice is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to L’importuno di Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Florence holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Fornillo & Il Sentiero Degli Dei). There's lots more to do: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stop by Stinga Tarsia, cast your line with a fishing tour, and admire the natural beauty at Vivaio Ruoppo.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sorrento holiday planning website.

Getting from Rome to Sorrento by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, Sorrento is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Positano
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Food Tours
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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