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Is this itinerary too much?

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Is this itinerary too much?

Flying in and out of Rome, and will have 13 days for first time visit. Originally, planning on Rome, Tuscany, and Sorrento. Is this too agressive for the allotted time? Considering not including Sorrento if it will make trip too rushed. Suggestions?

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1. Re: Is this itinerary too much?

Tuscany is an area, not a town and to see it well you really need a car. You could go by train to Florence and take a few day trips from there to maybe Pisa and Lucca and Siena, or you could stay in the countryside in a small town, maybe Montepulciano or Pienza, and take drives around the various towns and villages, which we much prefer.

Of 13 days is your time "on the ground" then you could fit in three places, perhaps Rome 5 days, Tuscany 4 days, Sorrento 3 days then back to Rome the night before your flight, though I think you would see more by choosing Rome and Tuscany and giving each almost a week. If it includes 2 days for arriving and departing travel, then two places would be better.

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2. Re: Is this itinerary too much?

Hi,

Itinerary suggestion 13 days. What month are you thinking of visiting Italy ???

Sorrento is on the Amalfi Coast which is a little more difficult to get to with your itinerary - if you are visiting in winter I would give Sorrento a miss & explore Tuscany a little more.

Rome - 3 days - Sorrento - 5 days - ( Tuscany ) - Florence - 4 days - day trip to Sienna - Rome - 1 day.

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3. Re: Is this itinerary too much?

Your itinerary is not as rushed as many that we see. There's time enough to spend a few days in each place and that certainly beats the "one-night stands" in several places.

I reiterate Ellemay's thoughts on the time of year. If it's in the winter, forego the trip to Sorrento.

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