10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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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: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, stop by Trastevere, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip planner.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rome. Traveling from Washington DC in March, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 61°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 19th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Azienda Agraria Saio, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Assisi road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Assisi when traveling from Rome in March, with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums
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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 20th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence online travel route planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, then make a trip to Piazza Bra, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Verona online tour planner.

Getting from Florence to Verona by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in March, things will get much hotter in Verona: highs are around 84°F and lows about 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cannaregio and Campo del Ghetto. The adventure continues: visit Dorsoduro, admire the landmark architecture of Scuola Grande di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online holiday planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Verona in March, with highs in Venice at 58°F and lows at 41°F. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Italy travel guide

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.