9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Rome, Train to Naples
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train to Roma Tiburtina, Bus to Vatican City
3
Vatican City
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly

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Naples

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Marina di Vietri, view the masterpieces at Sol’Art Ceramiche, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cloister of Santa Chiara. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at Centro Commerciale La Cartiera, then learn about winemaking at Bosco de Medici Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Museodivino.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Naples attractions planning app.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Naples is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Naples is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, with highs in Naples at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercato Centrale, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Florence vacation maker site.

You can take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Vatican City.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Vatican City

— 1 night

City of Seven Hills

Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vatican City tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Florence to Vatican City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Museums · Historic Sites

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then take a stroll through Trastevere, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome tour planner.

Rome is just a short distance from Vatican City. February in Rome sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Tuscany travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.