9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour itinerary planner

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Fly to Milan Bergamo, Train to Bellagio
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Bellagio
— 2 nights
Drive
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Venice
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome
— 1 night
Fly

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Bellagio

— 2 nights

Pearl of Lake Como

Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Villa Melzi, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then take in breathtaking views at Orrido di Bellano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Nazaro e Celso. On your second day here, explore the landscape on two wheels at Pista Ciclabile Sorico - Domaso and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Tranquilla.

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Cairo, Egypt to Bellagio is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Bellagio. Traveling from Cairo in September, things will get slightly colder in Bellagio: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bellagio

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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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 3rd (Tue): take a stroll through Cannaregio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally wander the streets of Dorsoduro. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Campo San Toma, then make a trip to Basilica di San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Venice road trip site.

Traveling by car from Bellagio to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Verrazzano and then do a tasting at Castello del Trebbio.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Rome

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 7th (Sat), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and finally stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planning site.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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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.