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 Armeria Reale. Explore Turin's surroundings by going to Milan (Duomo di Milano, Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, &more), Langhe landscapes UNESCO (in Alba) and La Bollente (in Acqui Terme). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario della Consolata, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, get engrossed in the history at Museo Pietro Micca e dell'assedio di Torino del 1706, and steep yourself in history at Piazza Carignano.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turin trip planning site.

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, daytime highs in Turin are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 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 Centro Storico and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Biblioteca Piccolomini & Centro Storico di Siena), Biblioteca Malatestiana (in Cesena) and Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Florence road trip planner.

You can take a train from Turin to Florence in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Turin in December, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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