11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train to Salerno, Taxi to Amalfi
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Amalfi
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Rome
— 4 nights
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Venice

— 2 nights

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

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Cairo, Egypt to Venice is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Venice is minus 1 hour. In September, Venice is a bit cooler than Cairo - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On your second day here, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

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Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Amalfi

— 2 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 7th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Fiordo di Furore, stop by Artigianato Rallo, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pancrazio Martire. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, then admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then make a trip to Villa Rufolo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello.

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Traveling by combination of train and taxi from Florence to Amalfi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in September since evenings lows in Amalfi dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the striking features of Pantheon, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

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You can drive from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in September, plan for little chillier nights in Rome, with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.