5 days in Italy Itinerary

5 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

5 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  6​h 45​min
Milan
— Few hours
train:  2​h 30​min
Venice
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
Florence
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Cairo

few
hours
Milan

Milan ©
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.
To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Milan journey maker app .

Cairo, Egypt to Milan is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cairo to Milan is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairo in September: high temperatures in Milan hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

#Shopping
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Milan.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

1
day
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Venice.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square

1
day
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip builder tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Florence.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

2
days
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica.

Start your trip to Rome by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 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

St. Peter's Basilica
Accommodations
Get expert advice on where to stay in Rome.
Find places to stay »
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

Similar Plans

9 days in Italy BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM INDIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Italy BY A USER FROM JORDAN July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM GERMANY October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Italy BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Italy BY A USER FROM EGYPT August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Italy BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans