9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Miami, Florida
Fly:  13 h
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
4
Milan
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h
End: Miami, Florida

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary tool.

Miami, USA to Rome is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Rome due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Miami in January; daily highs in Rome reach 55°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) 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

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 15th (Wed), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Florence trip simple and quick.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Florence sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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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.
On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice travel route planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in January, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between 47°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

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

1
night
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 19th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan route builder site.

Traveling by train from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in January, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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