12 days in Italy Itinerary

12 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Milan
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Legnano
— 2 nights
Drive to Malpensa International Airport, Fly to Kotoka International Airport

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Rome

Eternal City

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rome road trip site.

Accra, Ghana to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In February, Rome is colder than Accra - with highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

2
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

2
nights
Venice

City of Romance

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 26th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

2
nights
Milan

Fashion Capital of World

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 28th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then test your team's savvy at La Casa Maledetta, and finally get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, then get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Milan day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Legnano.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games

2
nights
Legnano

Legnano is an Italian town and comune with 60,313 inhabitants in the north-westernmost part of the Metropolitan City of Milan, about 20km from central Milan. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Santuario Arcivescovile della Beata Vergine dei Miracoli, examine the collection at Museo del Santuario, appreciate the history behind Piazza Costellazione, then examine the collection at Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Intrappola.TO - Legnano.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Legnano travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Legnano takes an hour. Traveling from Milan in February, Legnano is little chillier at night with lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Legnano

Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Province of Milan travel guide

3.6
Shopping Malls · Movie Theaters · Bars & Clubs
Milan is the city capital of the Lombardy Region in Northern Italy and is the 2nd richest city in the European Union after Paris in 2016. It is the second most populous city in Italy after Rome, with the city proper at 1,369,000, and the Metropolitan City of Milan at 3,219,000. Its geographical outskirt, has a population estimated to be about 5,270,000 in 1,891km2, ranking 2nd in the European Union. The wider Milan metropolitan area, popular for Greater Milan, is a polycentric metropolitan region that comprehends almost every province of Lombardy, the Piedmont province of Novara, and some parts of the province of Piacenza which counts an estimated total population of 8,123,020.Milan is Italy's main industrial and financial capital and corporation hub home to thousands of the most important companies worldwide. In terms of GDP, it has the largest economy among European non-capital cities. Milan is considered part of the Blue Banana and has now become the wealthiest city among the economic rivalry "Four Motors for Europe."

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