13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 3 nights
2
Milan
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 4 nights

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice holiday planning website.

Doha, Qatar to Venice is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Doha, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Venice, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, thenstroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Milan route maker website.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Florence vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Milan in February, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rome tour planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. February in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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