12 days in Turin & Florence Itinerary

12 days in Turin & Florence Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner

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Turin
— 6 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights

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Turin

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Church of San Lorenzo and Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Langhe landscapes UNESCO (in Alba), Milan (Duomo di Milano & Dialogo nel Buio) and La Bollente (in Acqui Terme). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Armeria Reale - World Heritage Site, steep yourself in history at Piazza Carignano, admire the local landmark of I toretti, and take in the awesome beauty at Colline di Torino.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Turin day trip website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Malpensa International Airport, Turin Airport and Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Turin can reach 45°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Turin

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Florence

— 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Biblioteca Piccolomini. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Biblioteca Malatestiana (in Cesena), Centro Storico di Siena (in Siena) and Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, pause for some photo ops at Perseus Statue, contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip maker app.

Traveling by train from Turin to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Turin in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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