12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23 h
1
Cabras, Sardinia
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Rome
— 1 night
Train + Subway:  3 h
3
Ravello
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Assisi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 30 min
End: New York City

1
night
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, kick back and relax at Spiaggia tra San Giovanni di Sinis e Is Aruttas, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Maimoni Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Is Arutas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Mari Ermi.

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Newark, USA to Cabras is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. In July in Cabras, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cabras

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

I Gatti di Su Pallosu, Maimoni Beach
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Maimoni Beach ©
Maimoni Beach
Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 6th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Pantheon, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

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Do a combination of train and flight from Cabras to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello, then view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ravello trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Rome in July, plan for little chillier days in Ravello, with highs around 84°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

2
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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, then do a tasting at Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, and finally contemplate the long history of San Damiano.

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You can drive from Ravello to Assisi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Assisi, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Montioni Frantoio e Cantina, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Thu), examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

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Drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, make a trip to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant’Antonio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

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You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. July in Venice sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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