11 days in Italy Itinerary

11 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive
2
Bologna
— 1 night
Train
3
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
4
Limone sul Garda
— 1 night
Drive
5
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
6
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive
7
Florence
— 1 night
Train
8
Rome
— 3 nights
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Venice — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Venice is an approximately 7-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Venice. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tel Aviv in September; daily highs in Venice reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bologna.
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Bologna — 1 night

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, contemplate the long history of Piazza Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo Maggiore.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.
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Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

Verona — 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, see the interesting displays at Casa di Giulietta, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally see a show at Arena di Verona.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona day trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Limone sul Garda.
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Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Limone sul Garda — 1 night

Limone sul Garda is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy), on the shore of Lake Garda.HistoryDespite the presence of famous cultivations of lemons (the meaning of the city's name in Italian), the town's name is probably derived from the ancient lemos (elm) or limes (Latin: boundary, referring to the communes of Brescia and the Bishopric of Trento). Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): trek along Old Ponale Road Path, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Benedetto, then see the interesting displays at Museo Tesol, and finally see the interesting displays at La Limonaia del Castel.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Limone sul Garda travel planner.

You can drive from Verona to Limone sul Garda in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.
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Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Milan — 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Milan holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Limone sul Garda to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.
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Cinque Terre — 1 night

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Cinque Terre footpaths, then see majestic marine mammals with 5 Terre Pelagos Boat Tours, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Giovanni Battista, and finally trek along Il Sentiero da Levanto a Monterosso.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cinque Terre day trip planning website.

You can drive from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

Florence — 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence journey site.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo capture your imagination. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and take a stroll through Trastevere.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome holiday planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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