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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Welcome to Rome and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and stop by Trastevere.

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Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. 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 22nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens 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.
On the 23rd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace and then do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

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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.
On the 25th (Wed), snap pictures at Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio), experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, then make a trip to Piazza Bra, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti.

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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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cannaregio and Campo del Ghetto. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, make a trip to Campo Santa Margherita, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

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Getting from Verona to Venice by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Verona in March: high temperatures in Venice hover around 58°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · 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.