9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 2 nights
2
Cinque Terre
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Venice
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Tecla, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Milan day trip tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Milan is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in May; daily highs in Milan reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

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

1
night
Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take a stroll around Vernazza, trek along Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre.

Plan my day in Cinque Terre using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 14th (Tue), make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, thenexplore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thensteep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
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.
Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip planning website.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. May in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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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