10 days in Italy & Lugano Itinerary

10 days in Italy & Lugano Itinerary

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10 days in Italy & Lugano Itinerary

Start: Amman, Jordan
+4
Bus + Foot + Fly + Shuttle + Train:  10​h 30​min
1
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train + Subway:  3​h
6
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Train + Fly + Foot + Bus:  12​h
End: Amman, Jordan

1
night
Venice, Italy

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 (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner .

Amman, Jordan to Venice is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amman to Venice is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Amman in April, plan for little chillier days in Venice, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lugano using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Lugano takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll set off for Milan on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Lugano

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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 9th (Tue): make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan online visit planner .

Getting from Lugano to Milan by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. On your second day here, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monumento a Dante Alighieri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, then take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, and finally trek along Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods).

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Ravello vacation builder .

Getting from Rome to Ravello by combination of train and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ravello when traveling from Rome in April, with lows around 17°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ravello

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Il Sentiero Degli Dei
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Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal ©
Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela ©
Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela

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