12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in March; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 29th (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

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
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Milan

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, thensee La Casa Maledetta, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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Take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
La Casa Maledetta ©
La Casa Maledetta

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thenmake a trip to Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Venice

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

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nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park and then head outdoors with Cilento. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ravello - Atrani Walk, thenappreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, thentake a memorable drive along Maestra dei Villaggi Road, and finally ponder the design of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Naples travel route planner.

You can fly from Venice to Naples in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Amalfi, Ravello - Atrani Walk, Cilento, Pompeii Archaeological Park
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Valle dei Mulini ©
Valle dei Mulini
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Ravello - Atrani Walk ©
Ravello - Atrani Walk

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