12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bentonville
taxi + Fly:  17​h
1
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Naples
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  17​h 30​min
End: Bentonville

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Roman Forum, Palatine Hill, Colosseum, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: wander the streets of Trastevere.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary builder .

Bentonville, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bentonville to Rome, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then steep yourself in history at Underground Naples, then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip site .

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Naples sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Duomo di Ravello
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte Vecchio as well as Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary tool .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Florence, with lows of 52°F. You'll set off for Venice on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in Florence

Museums
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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.
For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice travel planning tool .

You can drive from Bologna to Venice in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors
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