9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rome is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in October, with highs in Rome at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

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Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan travel planner.

Getting from Florence to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Milan, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Italy travel guide

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.