17 days in Rome, Florence & Venice Itinerary

17 days in Rome, Florence & Venice Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Athens
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Athens

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rome trip simple and quick.

Athens, Greece to Rome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Athens in May, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Siena (Cappelleria Bertacchi, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the history behind Campanile di Giotto, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday app.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Florence, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Siena
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Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

6
nights
Venice

Venice ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Liston, Museo di Castelvecchio, &more) and Padua (Museo del Precinema, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

Before you visit Venice, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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