9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thencontemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome online route builder.

Calgary, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in October: highs in Rome hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 3rd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di Atrani. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, stop by Ceramica Assunta, stop by Nana' Positano, thenstop by Ceramiche Maria Grazia, and finally stop by Artigianato Rallo.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amalfi online journey planner.

You can drive from Rome to Amalfi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amalfi, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Ravello, Spiaggia di Atrani
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Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©

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 5th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, thenmake a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Amalfi to Florence takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in October, Florence is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
On the 7th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally make a trip to Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, thenadmire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary site.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in October, you will find days in Venice are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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