10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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10 days in Italy Itinerary

Dubai
Fly:  9​h 45​min
Rome
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Florence
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Dubai

3
days
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Palatine Hill and Roman Forum. Attractions like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sistine Chapel.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome itinerary maker.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rome is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Rome due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dubai in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Rome: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica di San Pietro ©
Basilica di San Pietro
Vatican Museums ©
Vatican Museums

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days
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Pitti Palace and Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence. Attractions like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

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You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Florence sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Venice.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Uffizi Gallery ©
Uffizi Gallery
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Galleria dell'Accademia

3
days
Venice

Venice
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Doges' Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Gallerie dell'Accademia and Museo Ebraico di Venezia will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Venice with an excursion to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr.

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Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in August: highs in Venice hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Scrovegni Chapel
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St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Porta della Carta ©
Porta della Carta
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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