9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 2 nights
2
Florence
— 2 nights
3
Venice
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and make a trip to Trevi Fountain.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome online journey planner.

Houston, USA to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from Houston to Rome, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in December, expect Rome to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 8th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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

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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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in December, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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