5 days in Italy Itinerary

5 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Milan
Drive
2
Venice
— 1 night
Drive
3
Florence
— 1 night
Train
4
Rome
— 2 nights
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Milan

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary maker website.

Cairo, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Cairo to Milan, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in September: high temperatures in Milan hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping
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Venice

— 1 night

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 (Mon): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planning site.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:

Florence

— 1 night

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 4th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence trip app.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome travel planning website.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.