10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Bhairav Inspirock

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Fly
1
Rome
— 5 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly to Philadelphia, Train to Washington DC

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Rome

Eternal City

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: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation maker site.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Rome are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza della Signoria.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Venice

City of Romance

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 4th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and then steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, Venice is slightly colder than Florence - with highs of 49°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
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Italy travel guide

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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.