10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Train
1
Rome
— 1 night
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Lampedusa
— 3 nights
Fly to Naples, Ferry to Capri
5
Capri, Island of Capri
— 1 night
Ferry

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Rome

— 1 night

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 30th (Fri): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

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Naples to Rome is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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 1st (Sun), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at 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. Traveling from Rome in July, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · 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 3rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Lampedusa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Lampedusa

— 3 nights
Italy's southernmost territory, Lampedusa, is known for its turquoise waters, white-sand beaches, and island charm.
Get outdoors at Spiaggia dei Conigli and Sciatu Persu. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cala Pulcino and Cala Croce Beach. There's more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and kick back and relax at La Tabaccara.

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You can fly from Venice to Lampedusa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Venice in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lampedusa, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Capri.

Things to do in Lampedusa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Capri, Island of Capri

— 1 night
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Belvedere Cannone, admire the natural beauty at Giardini di Augusto, take in the dramatic natural features at I Faraglioni, then take an in-depth tour of Villa San Michele, then take in the awesome beauty at Monte Solaro, and finally Head underground at Blue Grotto.

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Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Lampedusa to Capri takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. In August, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry back home.

Things to do in Capri

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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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.