12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Florence
— 2 nights
2
Siena
— 2 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights
4
Venice
— 3 nights


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2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip maker app.

Seattle, USA to Florence is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

2
nights
Siena

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Campo, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, thenbrowse the collection at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and finally ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Siena online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Siena sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Tours Wineries Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by car from Siena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Rome sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary maker website.

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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