9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Milan
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 4th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome holiday builder site .

Singapore, Singapore to Rome is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Rome, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Rome reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 6th (Wed), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi. On the next day, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Florence day trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. November in Florence sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
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.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, and finally steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice road trip app .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in November: highs in Venice hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner .

Getting from Venice to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In November, daytime highs in Milan are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

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

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