9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally pause for some photo ops at Punta della Dogana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online road trip planner .

Chennai, India to Venice is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. In December, Venice is cooler than Chennai - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
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 (Fri): contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, make a trip to Palazzo Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in December, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria

4
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 Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. December in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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