12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  12 h 45 min
1
Trento
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Naples
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Bus:  11 h
End: Abu Dhabi

3
nights
Trento

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Get outdoors at Val Gardena and Tappeiner Promenade. Get a sense of the local culture at Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali and Merano Centro Storico. Explore Trento's surroundings by going to Kloster Neustift (in Varna) and Bolzano (Duomo Maria Assunta & South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology). There's more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Duomo and explore the engaging exhibits at MUSE - Science Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Trento online tour planner .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Trento is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Abu Dhabi in February: high temperatures in Trento hover around 11°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Merano, Bolzano, Kloster Neustift, Val Gardena
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Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Val Gardena ©
Val Gardena

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.
Get some cultural insight at Cannaregio and Castello Estense. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palazzo dei Diamanti and Museo di Castelvecchio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Piazza Bra & Torre dei Lamberti) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Orto Botanico di Padova). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore and snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Trento to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Naples.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Verona, Ferrara, Padua
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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
San Giorgio Maggiore ©
San Giorgio Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

5
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore and learn at Monte Cassino and Villa San Michele. Get some cultural insight at Museo del Tesoro di San Gennaro and Galleria Borbonica. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Capri (Giardini di Augusto & I Faraglioni) and Castello Aragonese d'Ischia (in Ischia). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, steep yourself in history at Underground Naples, and see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Naples trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Naples takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Venice in February; daily highs in Naples reach 17°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Capri, Villa San Michele, Castello Aragonese d'Ischia, Monte Cassino
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Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Monte Cassino ©
Monte Cassino

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