9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 1 night
2
Verona
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thensteep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Riva del Carbon, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Venice travel route planning website.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Venice is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Verona

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 5th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Liston, catch a live event at Arena di Verona, make a trip to Cappella dei Notai, thenmake a trip to Piazza delle Erbe, thentake in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Torre Pentagona, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, and finally relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Verona trip maker.

Traveling by car from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

2
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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Fri), make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensnap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. On the next day, contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, thenadmire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Florence attractions planning website.

Traveling by train from Verona to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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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

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will enjoy Colosseum and Pantheon. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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