11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 3 nights
Drive
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Milan
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 3 nights
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Venice

City of Romance

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 appreciate attractions like Canal Grande and Basilica di San Marco. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Palazzo delle Debite) and Arena di Verona (in Verona). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, and admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice online attractions planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Budapest in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Venice, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Milan

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces 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.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Milan planning website.

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Milan are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games
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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Attractions like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Campanile di Giotto make great kid-friendly stops. When in Florence, make a side trip to see Leaning Tower of Pisa in Pisa, approximately Pisa away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Florence driving holiday planner.

Getting from Milan to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Milan in December, you will find days in Florence are somewhat warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome sightseeing tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Italy travel guide

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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.