Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Rome and Venice Schedule

Jump to last reply

OK. I am in the VERY early stages of planning a rough itinerary for our trip the end of May 2013. I would love any suggestions and I will try to take any criticisms with a smile. I have read many reports and I have a few guidebooks. We are - DH, me, and my sweet mother. We travel frequently together and get along very well. All 3 of us are active and we all love good food. We would love a few suggestions for an "upper end" meal in Rome and Venice and any that you just really loved that aren't too pricey. I am trying to balance "crazy" racing around and touring with sitting around doing nothing. The only thing that is set in stone is the Scavi tour. That is the bucket list item for my mother. Thanks in advance.


May 30 – Thursday Departure for Rome
May 31 – Friday Arrive in Rome - Check into apartment.(near Castel St. Angelo). Walk to Castel St. Angelo to look around. Walk to St. Peters and tour. Dinner somewhere near the apartment (near St. Angelo) or around Piazza Novanna
June 1st – Saturday – Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps,take the elevator (7€) up to the viewing platform at the Victor Emmanuel II monument, dinner not planned yet?
June 2nd – Sunday – Borghese Gallery (tues-sun 8:30-7:30) ,Palazzo Doria Pamphilj (open 10-6), dinner not planned
June 3rd – Monday – Scavi tour (9am is booked) 1 ½ hours; Colosseum and Forum) , dinner not planned
June 4th – Tuesday –. Schedule the VaticanTour for this day with Walks of Italy for Vatican/Sistine Chapel, (afternoon open) dinner in Trastevare to see the area??

June 5th – Wednesday – Travel to Venice, afternoon at Basilica San Marco and the Piazza, getting lost, (dinner?Crudos at Trattoria Antiche carampane)
June 6th – Thursday – Rialto Market, wandering around getting lost, Gondola Ride
June 7th - Friday – Murano and Burano? Or perhaps Torcello? , La Fenici Concerto 07/06/2013 – not booked yet
June 8th – Saturday – NOTHING YET
June9th -Sunday - Travel to Lake Maggiore – stay until we travel to Milan on the 14th. We have been here before and have some general ideas on what we would like to do – probably some of the same things we did last time and just relax. We do welcome any suggestions.
June 14th - Travel back home

15 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcements:
  • Writers Needed for Mexico
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 24, 14 at 12:19 PM
  • Writers Needed for Georgia Coast
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
  • Writers Needed for Rwanda and Uganda
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Jul 18, 14 at 03:12 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 FIRST TRIP TO PARIS/ITALY
  2. 2 Barcelona apartment input, please
  3. 3 Majorca - where to stay?
  4. 4 Basel - Day Trip
  5. 5 5 days in Florence - how would you do it?
  6. 6 Christmas Market 2014 Itinerary help
  7. 7 Driving from London to Scotland.
  8. 8 Lauterbrunnen area (with baby)
  9. 9 Trip Report Beer baths, bears and bespoke cocktails in the Beskydy mountains.
  10. 10 Spending money in Italy?
  11. 11 Driving Holiday Austria-Switzerland-Italy/Germany-Austria
  12. 12 Mailing prescription meds to France?
  13. 13 Train pass for travel in Italy, France, and Netherlands??
  14. 14 Thello Train Ticket - Oct 11 - Paris to Venice - "temporarily closed"
  15. 15 How to make this adventure work?
  16. 16 There Nights in Venice - Lodging, Tour, Places, Language
  17. 17 Keeping it el cheapo in Copenhagen Paris and Barcelona!
  18. 18 Moving to Bayswater (London) - How is the neighborhood?
  19. 19 There Nights in Paris - Lodging, Tour, Places, Language
  20. 20 There Nights in London - Lodging, Tour, Places
  21. 21 Trip Report I went to Paris in June
  22. 22 Photography Trip Ideas in Eastern Europe
  23. 23 weather and clothes in Paris Aug 2-8
  24. 24 Base for 6 nights between Fussen and Garmisch Partenkirchen?
  25. 25 Buying Louis Vuitton Handbag
View next 25 » Back to the top