9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Venice
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Rome
— 3 nights

2
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro, and browse the exhibits of Doge's Palace.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Venice journey planner.

Ottawa, Canada to Venice 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. Traveling from Ottawa in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, browse the fresh offerings at La Bottega del Produttore, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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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: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Rome travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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

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