9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Milan
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Pisa
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
4
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Milan
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Indianapolis

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 26th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thencontemplate the long history of Vicolo Privato Lavandai, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Chiaravalle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, thencontemplate the long history of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, thenget engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Milan route planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Milan is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Loggia dei Lanzi for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico and The Baptistery of St. John. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Florence day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. When traveling from Milan in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Florence, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

1
night
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of San Frediano, steep yourself in history at Camposanto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado, thencontemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pisa day trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Pisa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Basilica of San Frediano
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Basilica of San Frediano ©
Basilica of San Frediano
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa Di San Pietro, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Manarola, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Fegina.

For ratings and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip maker site.

You can take a train from Pisa to Cinque Terre in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chiesa Di San Pietro ©
Chiesa Di San Pietro
Spiaggia di Fegina
Spiaggia di Fegina

1
night
Milan

Milan
For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan visit planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Milan in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. While traveling from Cinque Terre, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 42°F. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Parks

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