9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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.
You've now added Interpreti Veneziani to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Interpreti Veneziani. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary builder website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Venice is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in December: high temperatures in Venice hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): indulge your taste buds at Castello di Verrazzano, do a tasting at Monte Bernardi, and then look for gifts at Artesia Ceramica. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and then hunt for treasures at Mercato Centrale.

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Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in December, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Greve in Chianti, Artesia Ceramica
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Castello di Verrazzano ©
Castello di Verrazzano
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Head to Via Condotti and Elena Kihlman Designer Shopfor plenty of shopping. Explore hidden gems such as Church of St. Louis of the French and San Pietro in Vincoli. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Trastevere, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and take in the dramatic natural features at Passeggiata di Gianicolo.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planning site .

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Vatican Museums
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Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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