10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Venice
— 1 night
Drive
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
3
Naples
— 3 nights
Train
4
Rome
— 3 nights
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Venice — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

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Washington DC, USA to Venice is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 49°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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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.
On the 24th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Florence hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Naples.
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Naples — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Get in touch with nature at Valle delle Ferriere and Fornillo. Venture out of the city with trips to Spiaggia Grande (in Positano), Cappella Sant'Angelo all'Ospedale (in Ravello) and Salerno (Duomo di Salerno, Centro Storico Salerno, &more). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Naples in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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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.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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