10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  11​h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Newark

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip builder tool .

Newark, USA to Venice is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. August in Venice sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary maker site .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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