10 days in Italy & Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Italy & Croatia Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— Few hours


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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, thendelve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, thenexplore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome road trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Rome is minus 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Johannesburg in April: high temperatures in Rome hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Florence travel route builder website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Get some historical perspective at Piazza San Marco and Scrovegni Chapel. Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Basilica of St. Anthony, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice online journey planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Venice are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships and then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Zagreb in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zagreb, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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