10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

Make it your trip
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Venice
— 1 night
Drive
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Verona
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Siena
— 1 night
Drive
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Ravello
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rome
— 2 nights
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Venice

— 1 night

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Venice is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Verona

— 1 night

City of Romeo and Juliet

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then take a stroll through Via Mazzini, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. October in Verona sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary website.

Take a train from Verona to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Siena

— 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero di San Giovanni, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Siena trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Siena

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande, kick back and relax at Fornillo, kick back and relax at Marina di Praia Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Ravello, make a trip to Ruderi della Basilica di Sant'Eustachio, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, then steep yourself in history at Duomo di Ravello, and finally look for gifts at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ravello online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Siena to Ravello in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Siena in October, Ravello is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and then explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Rome journey website.

Getting from Ravello to Rome by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Ravello in October, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

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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.