12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy travel route planner

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Rome
— 1 night
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Florence
— 2 nights
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Milan
— 1 day
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Turin
— 2 nights
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Naples
— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then admire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome itinerary tool.

Newport News, USA to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newport News to Rome is 6 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 27:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappelle Medicee, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

Milan

— 1 day

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 29th (Fri), see where the action happens at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio, and finally take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Milan trip site.

Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Turin.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

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.
On the 30th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Maria Ausiliatrice, then take an in-depth tour of Museo del Carcere Le Nuove, then step into the grandiose world of Castello e Parco di Masino, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Colline di Torino, admire the landmark architecture of Villa della Regina, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica of Superga, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ciclabile Rio Freidano.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin day trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in June, plan for slightly colder days in Turin, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can fly to Naples.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

Naples

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Santa Maria Assunta, then stroll through Fornillo, and finally delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Parco Virgiliano and then wander the streets of Casertavecchia.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Naples itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Turin to Naples takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Turin in July, you will find days in Naples are a bit warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (70°F). On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:

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.