10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy trip planner

Make it your trip
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Milan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Venice
— 4 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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and explore the galleries of Vatican Museums.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

Antalya, Turkey to Rome is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Antalya in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Florence day trip site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Florence, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Milan

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, browse the collection at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Milan online travel route builder.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Florence in December; daily highs in Milan reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:

Venice

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Chiesa degli Eremitani, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Venice online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:

Italy travel guide

4.6
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.