9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy Trip Planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 3 nights
Train
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Rome
— 2 nights
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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 2nd (Mon), snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Venice vacation planning tool.

Winnipeg, Canada to Venice is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Winnipeg to Venice is 7 hours. Traveling from Winnipeg in October, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Florence

— 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Florence road trip website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Rome

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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Italy travel guide

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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.