9 days in Venice, Florence & Rome Itinerary

9 days in Venice, Florence & Rome Itinerary

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New York City
Fly:
17​h 30​min
Venice
— 3 nights
train:
2​h 15​min
Florence
— 2 nights
train:
1​h 45​min
Rome
— 3 nights
Fly:
17​h 15​min
New York City

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 22nd (Mon): browse the exhibits of Doges' Palace, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square.

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New York City, USA to Venice is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. May in Venice sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

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Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande
Doges' Palace

3
days
Florence

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, shopping, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto.

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Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. May in Florence sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

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Uffizi Gallery
Galleria dell'Accademia

2
days
Rome

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 27th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Colosseum, make a trip to Pantheon, then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Borghese Gallery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally make a trip to Roman Forum.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum
Pantheon

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