9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy route maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Rome
— 4 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
3
Modena
— 1 night
Fly
4
Rome
— 1 night
Fly

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Rome

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added La Pieta, Vatican Museums, Spanish Steps, and other attractions to your itinerary. It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rome vacation planner.

Madrid, Spain to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Castello del Trebbio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Modena.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:

Modena

— 1 night

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari.

For reviews and more tourist information, read Modena online visit planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Modena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Florence in January, with highs in Modena at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Modena

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:

Rome

— 1 night

Eternal City

Your day by day itinerary now includes La Pieta as well as Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation maker.

Traveling by flight from Modena to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Modena in January: high temperatures in Rome hover around 15°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 4 — 5:

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.