13 days in Italy Itinerary

13 days in Italy Itinerary

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13 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Guayaquil
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h
2
Salerno
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
5
Florence
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Guayaquil

2
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, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador to Rome is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Guayaquil to Rome. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Guayaquil in November; daily highs in Rome reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Salerno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Salerno

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Il Vecchio Centro Storico di Romagnano al Monte, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Comunale, and then explore the ancient world of Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then sample the fine beverages at Liquorificio Mansi Carlo, then head outdoors with Monte Finestra, and finally learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Salerno online vacation planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Salerno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in December, Salerno is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Monte Finestra, Le Vigne di Raito, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Liquorificio Mansi Carlo
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Monte Finestra ©
Monte Finestra
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

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.
On the 5th (Wed), stop by Il Pinocchio, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile. On the next day, explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Getting from Salerno to Venice by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Salerno in December, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Milan day trip tool .

You can take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Milan are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

4
nights
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, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

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Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Milan in December: highs in Florence hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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