9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Milan
— 1 day
Train:  1​h 45​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
day
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 29th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan online travel planner .

Toronto, Canada to Milan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Historic Sites
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 30th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Monumento a Dante Alighieri, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, get interesting insight from Tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Florence trip planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Catacombe di San Callisto and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get a sense of the local culture at Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rome day trip planning tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Piazza Navona ©
Piazza Navona
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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 5th (Sat): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Ca' d'Oro, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice route site .

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Rome, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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