9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rome
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 30 min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

3
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, make a trip to Spanish Steps, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome journey app.

Glasgow, UK to Rome is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Glasgow to Rome. Traveling from Glasgow in October, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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 11th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of L’importuno di Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Florence trip maker site.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October in Florence, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Venice: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe & Arena di Verona). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Venice travel planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Verona
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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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