6 days in Italy Itinerary

6 days in Italy Itinerary

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6 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Karlsruhe
Drive:  11​h 15​min
1
Rome
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 1 night
Train:  1​h
3
Pisa
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
5
Milan
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Karlsruhe

1
night
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Karlsruhe, Germany to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Karlsruhe in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

1
night
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo and then examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence visit planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa, then contemplate the long history of Battistero, and then admire the landmark architecture of Duomo di Pisa.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pisa travel route app .

Take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Pisa are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Baptistery of St. John ©
Baptistery of St. John

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Pisa to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April in Venice, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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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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Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip planner .

You can take a train from Venice to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. April in Milan sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

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