9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Bengaluru

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant’Antonio.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice day trip app .

Bengaluru, India to Venice is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train. Traveling from Bengaluru to Venice, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in December, things will get cooler in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
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 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence planner .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in December, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

1
night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Eremo delle Carceri, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Assisi tour builder site .

You can drive from Florence to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. While traveling from Florence, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Assisi, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica di Santa Chiara ©
Basilica di Santa Chiara
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step out of the city life by going to Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombe di San Callisto. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Vatican Museums. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome itinerary planner .

Getting from Assisi to Rome by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Assisi in December: highs in Rome hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Vatican City, Duomo di Orvieto
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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