9 days in Florence, Friuli Venezia Giulia & Rome Itinerary

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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Pisa (Piazza dei Miracoli, Leaning Tower of Pisa, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Izmir, Turkey to Florence is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Izmir to Florence, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Izmir in June, things will get a bit warmer in Florence: highs are around 33°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Cividale del Friuli.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Cividale del Friuli — 2 nights

Founded by Julius Caesar, Cividale del Friuli occupies a site probably inhabited since Paleolithic times.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Liberty Square, then step into the grandiose world of La Brunelde, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Mosaic School of Friuli, and finally explore the striking landscape at Falesia di Anduins (Falesia del Masarach). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): get a taste of life in the country at Zoff Farm , take in the spiritual surroundings of Military Memorial Redipuglia, then stroll through Rilke Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Grotta Torri di Slivia - Tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cividale del Friuli holiday planner.

Drive from Florence to Cividale del Friuli in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. June in Cividale del Friuli sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Rome.
Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Rome — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planning app.

Getting from Cividale del Friuli to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Friuli Venezia Giulia travel guide

Landmarks · Castles · Churches
One of five autonomous regions of Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia is one of the country's easiest areas to tour, as it is on most of the major routes between the east and west sections of southern Europe. This region has its own distinct history, traditions, identity, and language. The majority of the inhabitants speak Friulian, as well as fluent Italian. Friuli Venezia Giulia overlooks the Adriatic Sea and is bordered by high mountains and dotted with lakes, valleys, and natural preserves, making it an ideal vacation spot for outdoor lovers. Explore the long coastline's secluded lagoons, sandy beaches, and seaside resorts on your trip.