10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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10 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  4​h
1
Bologna
— 1 night
train:  1​h
2
Modena
— 1 day
train:  1​h
3
Bologna
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Bologna
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
6
Rimini
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Bologna
— 1 night
8
Venice
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Edinburgh

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night
Bologna

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bologna online road trip planner .

Edinburgh, UK to Bologna is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, you will find days in Bologna are much hotter (36°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). You will leave for Modena on the 6th (Tue).

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Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita
Cattedrale di San Pietro ©
Cattedrale di San Pietro

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Modena

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, then pick up some local products at Mercato Albinelli, then examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari, and finally examine the collection at Panini Motor Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Modena online holiday planner .

Take a train from Bologna to Modena in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Modena are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Bologna.

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Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena
MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari ©
MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari
Panini Motor Museum ©
Panini Motor Museum

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Bologna

Bologna
To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bologna road trip app .

Take a train from Modena to Bologna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. On the 8th (Thu), you'll travel to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've added Museo Galileo - Institute and Museum of the History of Science, Piazzale Michelangelo, Palazzo Vecchio, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and finally get engrossed in the history at Corridoio Vasariano. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Grotta Giusti Spa.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip builder website .

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Spas Historic Sites

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Grotta Giusti Spa
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte

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Bologna

Bologna ©
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica San Francesco, admire the landmark architecture of Portico di San Luca, then take a stroll through La Piccola Venezia, then examine the collection at International museum and library of music, and finally make a trip to Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Bologna road trip planning app .

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rimini.

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Basilica San Francesco ©
Basilica San Francesco
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda ©
Torri degli Asinelli e Garisenda

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Rimini

Rimini
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rimini trip simple and quick.

Take a train from Bologna to Rimini in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You will leave for Bologna on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Rimini

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Bologna

Bologna ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Oratorio Di Santa Cecilia and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria dei Servi Bologna.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Bologna trip maker .

You can take a train from Rimini to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. You will leave for Venice on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Bologna

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Oratorio Di Santa Cecilia ©
Oratorio Di Santa Cecilia

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ponte di Rialto as well as Canal Grande. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande and then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip website .

Traveling by car from Bologna to Venice takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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