11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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11 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Budapest

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.
Kids will enjoy Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Palazzo delle Debite) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder website .

Budapest, Hungary to Venice is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Budapest in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Padua, Arena di Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
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 25th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then see La Casa Maledetta, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary maker app .

Take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence online holiday planner .

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Milan, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
The Boboli Gardens ©
The Boboli Gardens

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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