10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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10 days in Italy Itinerary

Rome
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
Florence
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Turin
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Rome

2
days
Rome

Rome ©
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 11th (Sun): wander the streets of Centro Storico and then see the interesting displays at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Pantheon, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally admire the masterpieces at Borghese Gallery.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Rome. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

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Basilica di San Pietro ©
Basilica di San Pietro
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Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
days
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Wine Tours & Tastings. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

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Uffizi Gallery ©
Uffizi Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Grand Canal, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): gain insight at Biennale di Venezia and then admire the striking features of Doges' Palace.

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You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in September, expect nights in Venice to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Turin.

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Porta della Carta ©
Porta della Carta

2
days
Turin

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Basilica di Superga, then don't miss a visit to Santa Maria del Monte ( Monte dei Cappuccini), then don't miss a visit to Piazza Vittorio Veneto, and finally examine the collection at Civic Museum of Ancient Art (Palazzo Madama). On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario Basilica La Consolata, then stroll through Parco del Valentino, then trek along Colline di Torino, and finally admire the masterpieces at Egyptian Museum of Turin.

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You can drive from Venice to Turin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Turin, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night.

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Basilica di Superga ©
Basilica di Superga
Parco del Valentino ©
Parco del Valentino

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