9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Edmonton

2
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, steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planning website .

Edmonton, Canada to Florence is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Edmonton to Florence, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Florence is somewhat warmer than Edmonton - with highs of 35°C and lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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 14th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip maker .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

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

3
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.
Step out of Venice with an excursion to Arena di Verona in Verona--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arena di Verona
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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