9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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1
Rome
— 5 nights
2
Florence
— 1 night
3
Venice
— 1 night

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rome: Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

New York City, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Rome due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip website.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in August since evenings lows in Florence dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
Venice

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Correr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip tool.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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