13 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner
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Fly
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Milan
— 1 day
Drive
2
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
4
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
5
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Positano
— 3 nights
Ferry
7
Capri
— 1 night
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Milan — 1 day

Fashion Capital of World

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 6th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan travel app.

Seattle, USA to Milan is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Milan is 9 hours. April in Milan sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre journey app.

Getting from Milan to Cinque Terre by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planning app.

Getting from Cinque Terre to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally appreciate the history behind La Pieta. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 2 nights

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 12th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then don't miss a visit to Lupanar, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. April in Naples sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Positano.
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Positano — 3 nights

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens, steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Art & Craft Gallery, get engrossed in the history at MAR - Museo Archeologico Romano Positano, then surround yourself with nature on Le Ali nel Vento - Birds of Prey Experience, and finally take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Positano trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Naples to Positano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Positano are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You will leave for Capri on the 16th (Sun).
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Capri — 1 night

The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
On the 16th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on Nesea Capri, then admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, and then take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Cannone.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Capri attractions planner.

Traveling by ferry from Positano to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. April in Capri sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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