9 days in Florence & Venice Itinerary

9 days in Florence & Venice Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Chicago

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cappella Brancacci and Tempio di San Biagio for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo di Palazzo Davanzati and Corridoio Vasariano. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Marina di Pietrasanta (Bagno Carlo, Bagno Piemonte, &more), San Gimignano (San Gimignano 1300 & Torre e Casa Campatelli) and Siena (Casa di Santa Caterina, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Piazza Pio II, admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, push the limits with an extreme tour, and see the interesting displays at Stibbert Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence tour itinerary planner.

Chicago, USA to Florence is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Florence is 7 hours. In February, Florence is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 54°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Marina di Pietrasanta, Siena, San Quirico d'Orcia, San Gimignano, Tuscany
Highlights from your plan
Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
San Gimignano 1300 ©
San Gimignano 1300
San Quirico d'Orcia ©
San Quirico d'Orcia

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.
On the 5th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, admire the masterpieces at Museo Querini Stampalia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, thenlearn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Mocenigo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Giustina, steep yourself in history at Piazza dei Signori, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Chiericati, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico, and finally explore the world behind art at Villa Valmarana ai Nani.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Venice online holiday planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Venice are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vicenza, Padua, Centro Storico di Treviso
Highlights from your plan
Santa Maria dei Miracoli ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli
Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico ©
Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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