12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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12 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
+4
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train + Bus:  10 h 15 min
1
Ravello
— 2 nights
Subway + Train:  3 h
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Verona
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 30 min
5
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Ravello

Ravello ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento Frati Minori Conventuali S.Francesco, and finally trek along Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods). Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale, revel in the low prices at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiostro del Paradiso, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ravello trip website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Ravello is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Ravello due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Tel Aviv, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Amalfi, Il Sentiero Degli Dei
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo

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.
Visit Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Vatican Museums and Colosseum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, and finally explore the world behind art at Loggia del Bigallo - Museo del Bigallo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Florence online visit planner .

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

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

1
night
Verona

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.
On the 31st (Fri), experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, then steep yourself in history at Museo di Castelvecchio, and finally take a stroll through Quinzano.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Verona tour itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Doge's Palace are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and St. Mark's Square. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, and take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip tool .

Getting from Verona to Venice by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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