12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

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Rome
— 1 night
Train
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Pompeii
— 1 night
Taxi to Sorrento, Ferry to Capri
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Capri
— 2 nights
Ferry to Naples, Fly to Turin
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Turin
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Rome

— 1 night

Eternal City

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 30th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Villa Farnesina, explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, don't miss a visit to Forum of Augustus, contemplate the long history of Domus Aurea, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Prassede, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planning website.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Rome. October in Rome sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:

Pompeii

— 1 night

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at House of Menander (Casa del Menandro), explore the ancient world of Tempio d'Iside, explore the ancient world of Casa del Poeta Tragico, then explore the ancient world of Tempio di Giove Capitolino, and finally explore the ancient world of Villa Imperiale.

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You can take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

Capri

— 2 nights
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 2nd (Mon), examine the collection at Casa Rossa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Sofia, explore the ancient world of Villa del Damecuta, then look for gifts at Carthusia, and finally don't miss a visit to Belvedere di Tragara. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria a Cetrella, then enjoy the sea views from Punta Carena Lighthouse, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Scala Fenicia (Phoenician Steps).

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Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Pompeii to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Pompeii in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Capri. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Turin.

Things to do in Capri

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:

Turin

— 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Lavazza, then get engrossed in the history at Museo di Antichita, and then examine the collection at Linea 7 Storica. On your second day here, make a trip to Galleria San Federico, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Filippo Neri, then get to know the fascinating history of Torino Centro Storico, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella dei Banchieri e dei Mercanti.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Turin trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Capri to Turin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Capri in November, things will get a bit cooler in Turin: highs are around 11°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, then admire the masterpieces at Museo Pieta Rondanini, then explore the world behind art at Bagatti Valsecchi Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo Teatrale alla Scala. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Alessandro in Zebedia, and then explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano.

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Getting from Turin to Milan by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November in Milan, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some cultural insight at Duomo di San Gimignano and Palazzo Strozzi. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati and Corridoio Vasariano. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: San Gimignano (Galleria Gagliardi, Torre e Casa Campatelli, &more) and Duomo (in Prato). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Cappella Brancacci, admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, stroll through Giardino Bardini, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Via Roma.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Florence route maker website.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Florence, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.

Province of Turin travel guide

4.3
History Museums · Specialty Museums · Landmarks
Turin is a city and an important business and cultural centre in northern Italy. It is the capital city of the Metropolitan City of Turin (an administrative division of Italy) and of the Piedmont region, and was the first capital city of Italy. The city is located mainly on the western bank of the Po River, in front of Susa Valley, and is surrounded by the western Alpine arch and Superga Hill. The population of the city proper is 886.837 (31 December 2016) while the population of the urban area is estimated by Eurostat to be 1.7 million inhabitants. The Turin metropolitan area is estimated by the OECD to have a population of 2.2 million.In 1997 a part of the historical center of Turin was inscribed in the World Heritage List under the name Residences of the Royal House of Savoy.The city has a rich culture and history, being known for its numerous art galleries, restaurants, churches, palaces, opera houses, piazzas, parks, gardens, theatres, libraries, museums and other venues. Turin is well known for its Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neo-classical, and Art Nouveau architecture.

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