9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Drive to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Fly to Verona Villafranca Airport, Drive to Malcesine
— 3 nights
— 1 night
— 4 nights
Drive to Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport, Fly to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Drive to Neu-Anspach


Malcesine — 3 nights

Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. Popular historic sites such as Scaliger Castle in Malcesine and Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine are in your itinerary. Visiting Parco Grotta Cascata Varone and Mountbaldo will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Lago di Ledro (in Ledro) and Lago di Garda (in Garda). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Malcesine trip itinerary planning tool.

Neu-Anspach, Germany to Malcesine is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Neu-Anspach in May: highs in Malcesine hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.
Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Side Trips
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Venice — 1 night

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 30th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Venice route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Malcesine to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bibione.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Bibione — 4 nights

Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of Aquileia and Cemetery To The Unknown Soldier. Get in touch with nature at Casa delle Farfalle and Bibione Spiaggia. Change things up with these side-trips from Bibione: River Isonzo Mouth Reserve (in Staranzano), Cathedral of Santa Maria Maggiore (in Spilimbergo) and Military Memorial Redipuglia (in Fogliano Redipuglia).

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bibione online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Bibione takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May in Bibione, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.