Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Italy Itinerary for 1st Timers

Jump to last reply

Planning 1st trip to Italy in early March, 2013. Below is a draft of the itinerary. I would appreciate ALL suggestions.
Day 1 (Mon) Leave NOLA for Rome
Day 2 (Tues) Rome - (Hotel Adriano) Free Day
Day 3 (Wed) Rome - Ancient Rome
Day 4 (Thurs) Rome - Vatican
Day 5 (Fri) Rome- Pompeii
Day 6 (Sat) Florence - (Hotel degli Orafi)
Day 7 (Sun) Florence - Galleria dell'Accademia, Duomo, Uffizi
Day 8 (Mon) Florence - Drive/Bus/Train to Tuscany/Sienna/Cortona
Day 9 (Tues) Florence - ?
Day 10 (Wed) Venice - (Locanda Oreseola) Fish Market, Strolling Zattere & gondola ride
Day 11 (Thurs) Venice - St. Mark's Doge's Palace (Secret Tour), Bell tower, Gallerie dell'Accademia
Day 12 (Fri) Travel home

My intention is travel by train between cities, but might consider dropping off car in Venice.
I've looked at flying into Venice & out of Rome, but the total hrs. were much more this way due to longer layovers.
My goal is to buy the airfare and confirm the hotels no later than Oct. 31st.
I'm so appreciative for all comments and/or suggestions of things to do and, more importantly, places to eat.
THANK YOU!
bON

11 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement: Writers Needed for Morocco Guidebook
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Apr 11, 14 at 05:51 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Amsterdam / Belgium Itinerary
  2. 2 Is Naxos worthwhile if not planning to spend time on the beach?
  3. 3 European Jazz Festivals (2015)?
  4. 4 Flying in and out of Zurich - stay there the entire time?
  5. 5 3 weeks in December in Europe, need help with itinerary
  6. 6 Trip Report Oh to be in England now that Spring is there - a walk in the Dales
  7. 7 Best place to stay with car in Lake Como/Maggiore
  8. 8 Amsterdam to Brussels train connection question
  9. 9 Connecting with forum locals in Paris
  10. 10 Venice - visiting the Arsenal.
  11. 11 men's shoes spain
  12. 12 Italy/France 22 day Itinerary - Help Please :)
  13. 13 Unique Venice Activity
  14. 14 Traveling in France by train
  15. 15 FRANCE: SIM CARD
  16. 16 Tipping in Turkey ...and Europe
  17. 17 Two weeks in Paris ... how to fill?
  18. 18 A Good Base on Mallorca
  19. 19 16 days in Paris, not sure London or Italy? ?
  20. 20 London visit
  21. 21 Altitude sickness in Switzerland
  22. 22 Trip Report Art Deco architecture along the English Channel
  23. 23 Need help with Europe Itinerary
  24. 24 How much will a budget to Europe be for 2 months?
  25. 25 Suggestions for Santorini itinerary, need change??
View next 25 » Back to the top