9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice
— 2 nights
2
Verona
— 1 night
3
Sirmione
— 1 night
4
Bergamo
— Few hours
5
Bellagio
— 1 night
6
Como
— Few hours
7
Milan
— 1 night
8
Parma
— 1 night
9
Bologna
— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thensnap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Venice itinerary planner.

Marmaris, Turkey to Venice is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In September, Venice is little chillier than Marmaris - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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night
Verona

Verona ©
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.
On the 15th (Sun), wander the streets of Quinzano, examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, thenwander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Verona tour site.

You can drive from Venice to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sirmione.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

1
night
Sirmione

Sirmione ©
Sirmione is a comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy (northern Italy). Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sirmione online itinerary planner.

Getting from Verona to Sirmione by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Sirmione sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bergamo.

Things to do in Sirmione

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo

few
hours
Bergamo

Bergamo ©
In the foothills of the Alps, Bergamo is features a wealth of artistic treasures and a charming medieval atmosphere.
On the 16th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of La Citta Alta.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Bergamo journey planner.

Getting from Sirmione to Bergamo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bergamo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can take a train to Bellagio.

Things to do in Bergamo

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
La Citta Alta ©
La Citta Alta

1
night
Bellagio

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, appreciate the views at Valchiavenna, and then make a trip to Santuario Del Ghisallo.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bellagio trip planner.

Getting from Bergamo to Bellagio by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Bellagio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Como.

Things to do in Bellagio

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Valchiavenna, Santuario Del Ghisallo
Highlights from your plan
Valchiavenna ©
Valchiavenna
I Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
I Giardini di Villa Melzi
Santuario Del Ghisallo ©
Santuario Del Ghisallo

few
hours
Como

Como
Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Como holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Bellagio to Como takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll travel to Milan.

Things to do in Como

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors

1
night
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thenstroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Milan driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Como to Milan in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Milan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Parma.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

1
night
Parma

Parma ©
Parma is famous for its prosciutto, cheese, and architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get outside with Centro Ippico La Torretta, thencontemplate the long history of Sottopasso del Ponte Romano, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cattedrale di Parma.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Parma visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Parma takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can take a shuttle to Bologna.

Things to do in Parma

Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma

1
night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Bologna vacation builder tool.

Getting from Parma to Bologna by shuttle takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bologna

Classes Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Academya Lingue ©
Academya Lingue
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell
Basilica di San Petronio ©
Basilica di San Petronio

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