9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Florence
— 1 night
Drive
3
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rome
— 4 nights
Fly

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Venice

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.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace. On your second day here, make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Venice is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Venice due to the time zone difference. In December, Venice is cooler than Bengaluru - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

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Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 26th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Florence hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Assisi

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 27th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Chiara, then see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola.

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Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Florence in December, expect nights in Assisi to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites · Museums
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Rome

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano and Church of St. Louis of the French. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. When in Rome, make a side trip to see Duomo di Orvieto in Orvieto, approximately Orvieto away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Colle del Gianicolo, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
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.