13 days in Italy & Hungary Itinerary

13 days in Italy & Hungary Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights


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3
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Visit Colosseum and Vatican Museums for their historical value. Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take a stroll through Trastevere, and steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

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Bangkok, Thailand to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Bangkok to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bangkok in April, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, then steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at L’importuno di Michelangelo, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

1
night
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): stop by Quinzano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai.

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Getting from Florence to Verona by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Venice, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo. On your second day here, visit Campo del Ghetto, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally make a trip to St Mark's Campanile.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

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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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and House of Terror Museum. And it doesn't end there: test the waters at a local thermal spa, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Belvarosi Nagyboldogasszony Foplebaniatemplom.

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Fly from Venice to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in May, Budapest is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion
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Matthias Church

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