13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Cinque Terre
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 3 nights
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Naples
— 2 nights

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

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 16th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, hike along Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza, then learn about winemaking at Buranco Agriturismo, and finally make a trip to Borgo Antico.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre vacation planner.

Milan to Cinque Terre is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

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Venice

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like San Giorgio Maggiore and Museo di Castelvecchio. Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace will appeal to history buffs. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, &more). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Cannaregio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trip

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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Florence

Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 22nd (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, get engrossed in the history at Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, then get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Florence sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Cupola di San Pietro. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza Venezia and Piazza del Campidoglio. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rome holiday site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 26th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Oplonti Villa di Poppea Ruins. On the next day, explore the galleries of Museo Cappella Sansevero, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno, take an in-depth tour of The Neapolis Buried, then see the interesting displays at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then steep yourself in history at Museo delle Arti Sanitarie, and finally admire the masterpieces at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Naples tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in May, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie ©
Museo delle Arti Sanitarie
The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried

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