9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Fly
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Florence
— 1 night
Train
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Rome
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Ravello
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Venice
— 3 nights
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Florence — 1 night

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 28th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

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London, UK to Florence is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Florence, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Florence at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 30th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and then contemplate the long history of Colosseum. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

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Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ravello.
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Ravello — 2 nights

Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, make a trip to Villa Rufolo, take in nature's colorful creations at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then awaken your taste buds at Amalfi Coast Drive, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally examine the collection at Museo della Carta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Cave of Smeraldo, stroll through Fornillo, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Ravello dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.
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Venice — 3 nights

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore hidden gems such as Cannaregio and Campo del Ghetto. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

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Traveling by flight from Ravello to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Ravello in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Venice. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Italy travel guide

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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.