9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Train + Fly:  5 h
1
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
San Gimignano
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
3
Siena
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Castiglione del Lago
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Perugia
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
6
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
7
Bettona
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
8
Todi
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
9
Orvieto
— 1 night
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  7 h
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 16th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Florence is an approximately 5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Gimignano.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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night
San Gimignano

San Gimignano ©
A historical gem in the heart of Tuscany, San Gimignano is known as the Town of Fine Towers for its jutting skyline of high city walls.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): do a tasting at Fattoria Il Piano, do a tasting at Guardastelle Vineyard, and then learn about winemaking at Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Gimignano holiday maker site.

You can drive from Florence to San Gimignano in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in San Gimignano

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Fattoria Il Piano ©
Fattoria Il Piano
Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne ©
Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne

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night
Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 19th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Campo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Siena travel route planner.

You can drive from San Gimignano to Siena in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Castiglione del Lago.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico ©
Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico

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night
Castiglione del Lago

Castiglione del Lago ©
Castiglione del Lago is a town in the Province of Perugia of Umbria (central Italy), on the southwest corner of Lake Trasimeno. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Rocca del Leone, do a tasting at Azienda Agricola Leuta, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montegualandro, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant’Andrea.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Castiglione del Lago trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Siena to Castiglione del Lago in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Castiglione del Lago can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Perugia.

Things to do in Castiglione del Lago

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Chiesa di Sant’Andrea, Azienda Agricola Leuta, Castello di Montegualandro
Highlights from your plan
Azienda Agricola Leuta ©
Azienda Agricola Leuta
Rocca del Leone ©
Rocca del Leone
Castello di Montegualandro ©
Castello di Montegualandro

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Perugia

Perugia ©
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): do a tasting at Vineria del Carmine, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, explore the world behind art at Collegio del Cambio, then explore the world behind art at Studio Moretti Caselli, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Perugia vacation website.

Drive from Castiglione del Lago to Perugia in an hour. In May in Perugia, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Assisi.

Things to do in Perugia

Museums Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Studio Moretti Caselli ©
Studio Moretti Caselli
Vineria del Carmine ©
Vineria del Carmine

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, do a tasting at BIBENDA ASSISI WINE BAR-WINE VINO, CHOCOLATE, OLIVE OIL,TRUFFLE TASTING, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then do a tasting at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, and finally stroll around Mount Subasio.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Assisi trip maker.

Assisi is just a short distance from Perugia. May in Assisi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Bettona.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Bettona

Bettona ©
Bettona is an ancient town and comune of Italy, in the province of Perugia in central Umbria at the northern edge of the Colli Martani range. On the 23rd (Sat), admire the local landmark of Fontana di Piazza Garibaldi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Bettona, and then examine the collection at Museo Pinacoteca della Citta di Bettona.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bettona trip planner.

Bettona is very close to Assisi. In May, daily temperatures in Bettona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Todi.

Things to do in Bettona

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo Pinacoteca della Citta di Bettona ©
Museo Pinacoteca della Citta di Bettona

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hours
Todi

Todi
Todi is a town and comune (municipality) of the province of Perugia (region of Umbria) in central Italy. To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Todi trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bettona to Todi takes an hour. May in Todi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will leave for Orvieto on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Todi

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

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night
Orvieto

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): do a tasting at Decugnano dei Barbi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Orvieto, and then admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Orvieto.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Orvieto visit planner.

Getting from Todi to Orvieto by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In May in Orvieto, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orvieto

Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Decugnano dei Barbi ©
Decugnano dei Barbi
Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Centro Storico Orvieto
Centro Storico Orvieto

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