9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
3
Venice
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Ho Chi Minh City

4
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rome route app .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Rome is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in May, with highs in Rome at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 13th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and finally contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and finally see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Galleria dell'Accademia ©
Galleria dell'Accademia
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and then explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice online travel planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Venice, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

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

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