10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Piazza Navona. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

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New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Rome, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Rome hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 28th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.
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Venice — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): wander the streets of Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally see the interesting displays at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Florence in December, with highs in Venice at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Milan.
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Milan — 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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 1st (Sun): buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally examine the collection at Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci.

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You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Milan are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.