10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy vacation 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Welcome to Rome and Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome day trip app.

Washington DC, USA to Rome is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Rome reach 61°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 30:

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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On your second day here, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Tours · Museums · Historic Sites
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.
On the 2nd (Thu), stop by Quinzano, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then see where the action happens at Arena di Verona, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Verona sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · 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.
On the 3rd (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then get to know the fascinating history of 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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and then examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

You can drive from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to 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
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 4:

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.