10 days in Italy & Croatia Itinerary

10 days in Italy & Croatia Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— Few hours


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2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rome road trip app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rome is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in October, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 17th (Wed), examine the collection at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Florence day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
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Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza San Marco and Basilica of St. Anthony. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Scrovegni Chapel and Cannaregio. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and visit Campo del Ghetto.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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hours
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships and then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Zagreb takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Zagreb when traveling from Venice in October, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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