10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
3
Verona
— 1 night
Drive
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly to Philadelphia, Train to Washington DC

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, visit Trastevere, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing tool.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. In March, Rome is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore and then do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

Verona

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the views from Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, and finally make a trip to Torre dei Lamberti.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Verona trip planning app.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Verona are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nightlife
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:

Venice

— 2 nights

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 3rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, stop by Cannaregio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campo del Ghetto, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazza San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and then examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.