10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  4 h
2
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Florence
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 1 night
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Toronto

3
nights
Rome

Rome
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Spanish Steps has been added to your itinerary. Colosseum and Pantheon are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at St. Peter's Basilica and Piazza Navona. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, and admire the masterpieces at Sistine Chapel.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder.

Toronto, Canada to Rome is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Rome reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte di Rialto, Free Walk in Venice and Canal Grande. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Venice online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder tool.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for Rome on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. On the 25th (Sun), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva ©
Santa Maria Sopra Minerva
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

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