9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Los Angeles

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of Roman Forum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rome trip maker .

Los Angeles, USA to Rome is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Rome is 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Rome, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the world behind art at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip planner .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Arena di Verona in Verona (about 1h 20 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

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You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Venice are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arena di Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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