9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Pisa
— 1 night
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Venice
— 2 nights
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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, Spanish Steps, St. Peter's Basilica, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, then contemplate the long history of Forum of Augustus, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome online trip planner.

London, UK to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Pisa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Pisa

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the striking features of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pisa trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Rome to Pisa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Florence.
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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.
Gallerie Degli Uffizi has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence tour itinerary site.

Getting from Pisa to Florence by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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 7th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take a tour by water with Like a Venetian. On your second day here, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Italy travel guide

4.6
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.