12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Naples
— 1 night
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Ravello
— 2 nights
3
Rome
— 2 nights
4
Florence
— 2 nights
5
Venice
— 4 nights

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Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Naples online trip maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Naples is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Naples due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get colder in Naples: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Naples

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 25:
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World heritage site
Pompeii Archaeological Park
4.6
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Art Gallery
Sol’Art Ceramiche
4.9

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, take in the exciting artwork at Petit Prince Art Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Ravello Arte, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Cantine Marisa Cuomo, then stroll through Fornillo, and then do a tasting at Societa Agricola Tenuta San Francesco - S.R.L..

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Ravello travel planner.

Traveling by car from Naples to Ravello takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Naples in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ravello, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
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Religious Site
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
4.7
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Religious Site
Duomo di Ravello
4.2

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Rome

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 28th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then take a stroll through Trastevere, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Pantheon.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome day trip site.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in December, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Vatican Museums
4.2
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Pantheon
4.8

2
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Florence

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Castello del Trebbio, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 29 — 31:
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Must see
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
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World heritage site
Piazzale Michelangelo
4.8

4
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Venice

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.
Head to Piazza delle Erbe and Le Stanze Del Vetrofor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Doge's Palace and Basilica di San Marco. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Arena di Verona (in Verona), Fondazione Bisazza (in Montecchio Maggiore) and Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Venice reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Venice

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 4:
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Must see
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Must see
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

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