10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary 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 discover tucked-away gems like Santa Maria in Trastevere and Fermento Beershop. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip maker website.

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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in March, with highs in Rome at 61°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Baths

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:

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 28th (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Florence tour itinerary builder app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:

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 30th (Mon), take a stroll through Quinzano, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, then wander the streets of Piazza delle Erbe, then see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, and finally make a trip to Piazza Bra.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Verona tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Verona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Florence in March, with highs in Verona at 84°F and lows at 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 30:

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 31st (Tue): explore the activities along Canal Grande, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, then take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and then examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in March, expect Venice to be much colder, temps between 58°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 1:

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.