10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy sightseeing planner

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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: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fermento Beershop.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome vacation maker app.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in March, with highs in Rome at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a 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.
On the 24th (Tue), visit Quinzano, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza Bra.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Verona road trip tool.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Florence in March: high temperatures in Verona hover around 84°F and lows are around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cannaregio and Campo del Ghetto. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, visit Campo Santa Margherita, don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

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Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for 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 27th (Fri) to allow time for 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.