9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Rome
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Milan
— 2 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.
Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese will appeal to museum buffs. Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, visit Trastevere, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

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New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Rome is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in April: high temperatures in Rome hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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 24th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

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Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:

Venice

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stop by Cannaregio, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Venice are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:

Milan

— 2 nights

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 28th (Wed), get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then see La Casa Maledetta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Milan are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Nightlife
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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.

Lombardy travel guide

4.4
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Landmarks
In the northern part of the country and sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy is one Italy's largest regions. It stretches from the Alps all the way to the fertile lowlands of the Po Valley. An ideal holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the continent's most popular resorts. If you get tired of the mountain views, skiing, and winter clothes, explore the attractions of the southern part of the Lombardy, which is famous for its sprawling vineyards and booming wine production. A region of outstanding cuisine, fashion, history, and culture, Lombardy is dotted with lakes that are surrounded by places to visit, including villas, villages, and nature preserves.