10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

10 days in Northwest Italy Itinerary

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Miami
Fly:
18​h
Venice
— 3 nights
train:
2​h 15​min
Florence
— 3 nights
train:
1​h 45​min
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:
17​h 45​min
Miami

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): wander the streets of Cannaregio, admire the striking features of Doges' Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Friars, tour the pleasant surroundings at Isola di Burano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, and finally make a trip to Dorsoduro.

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Miami, USA to Venice is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Miami to Venice due to the time zone difference. In March, Venice is much colder than Miami - with highs of 56°F and lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Sightseeing Neighborhoods Parks

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Isola di Burano
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Cannaregio
Canal Grande
Doges' Palace

3
days
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Galleria dell'Accademia and Pitti Palace. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico and Loggia dei Lanzi. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

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Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Florence are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rome.

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Uffizi Gallery
Galleria dell'Accademia

3
days
Rome

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Church of St. Louis of the French and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Peter's Basilica and Colosseum. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Trastevere, make a trip to Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Borghese Gallery.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for home.

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Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums

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St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Colosseum

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