9 days in Rome, Sorrento & Venice Itinerary

9 days in Rome, Sorrento & Venice Itinerary

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Rome
— 3 nights
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Sorrento
— 3 nights
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Venice
— 2 nights
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Rome

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Food Tours, Roman Forum, St. Peter's Basilica, and other attractions. Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Piazza Navona and Santa Maria in Trastevere are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Lazzaro.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip website.

Durham, USA to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Durham to Rome, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can take a train to Sorrento.

Things to do in Rome

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Sorrento

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Duomo di Ravello and Villa Rufolo will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Boat Tours & Water Sports and Fornillo. Change things up with these side-trips from Sorrento: Pompeii (Lupanar & Pompeii Archaeological Park) and Amalfi (Cloister del Paradiso, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more). Dedicate the 21st (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento visit planning website.

Traveling by train from Rome to Sorrento takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sorrento, with lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Venice online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sorrento to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Sorrento in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Venice, with lows of 59°F. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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