9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Milan
— 1 night
4
Venice
— 2 nights

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome road trip planning app.

Dallas, USA to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Dallas in September, expect Rome to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thensteep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Milan online attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Milan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

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

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 14th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thenenjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary planner.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks 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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