6 days in Italy Itinerary

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Florence — 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 7th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Florence sightseeing website.

Newark, USA to Florence is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Florence. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Newark in March; daily highs in Florence reach 59°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums
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Rome — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to Welcome To Rome, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planning site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Venice.
Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally make a trip to St Mark's Campanile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, take a stroll through Cannaregio, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

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You can fly from Rome to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.