13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner
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Fly
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Train
2
Bologna
— 2 nights
Train
3
Florence
— 1 night
Drive
4
Pisa
— 1 day
Drive
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
6
Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice — 2 nights

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.
On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice tour builder app.

Willemstad, Curacao to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Willemstad to Venice due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Willemstad in April; daily highs in Venice reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bologna.
Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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Bologna — 2 nights

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bologna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Florence.
Historic Sites
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Florence — 1 night

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Florence sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pisa.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 28:

Pisa — 1 day

Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 28th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, then admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Le mura di Lucca.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Pisa driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.
Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Florence — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vecchio.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
Historic Sites
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Rome — 4 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. April in Rome sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 4th (Wed).
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Side Trip
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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.