9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip itinerary planner

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

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Venice online journey planner.

New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Venice is 6 hours. Traveling from New York City in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Venice, with lows of 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:

Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in February, expect nights in Rome to be about the same, around 41°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence driving holiday planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. March in Florence sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 4:

Milan

— 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

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 5th (Fri): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally see a show at La Casa Maledetta.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. March in Milan sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 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.