9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Malcesine
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Manchester


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): stop by Cannaregio. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Dorsoduro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace.

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Manchester, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Malcesine.

Things to do in Venice

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Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Malcesine

Malcesine ©
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. On the 18th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo, then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine, and then make a trip to Scaliger Castle in Malcesine.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Malcesine day trip planner .

You can drive from Venice to Malcesine in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Malcesine can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Malcesine

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Mountbaldo ©
Mountbaldo
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine ©
Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine

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 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Florence tour website .

Traveling by car from Malcesine to Florence takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. Explore hidden gems such as Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Duomo di Orvieto. Step out of Rome with an excursion to Cascata delle Marmore in Marmore--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

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Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

St. Peter's Basilica, Cascata delle Marmore, Duomo di Orvieto
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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