9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 3 nights
2
Pisa
— 1 night
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Venice
— 2 nights

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.
Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre San Giovani, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Geneva, Switzerland to Rome is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geneva in December; daily highs in Rome reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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night
Pisa

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Rome to Pisa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Pisa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucca
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Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Le mura di Lucca ©
Le mura di Lucca

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally appreciate the history behind Monumento a Dante Alighieri.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence online route planner.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive 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
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa degli Eremitani.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Traveling from Florence in December, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Padua
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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