11 days in Rome, Amalfi & Florence Itinerary

11 days in Rome, Amalfi & Florence Itinerary

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Rome
— 3 nights
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Amalfi
— 3 nights
Taxi to Salerno, Train to Florence
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Florence
— 4 nights
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Rome — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rome online trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amalfi.
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Amalfi — 3 nights

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Amalfi is known for historic sites, museums, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Amalfi road trip planning website.

Drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier days in Amalfi, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Florence.
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Florence — 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and train from Amalfi to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a train back home.
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