9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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9 days in Italy Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  20​h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Rome
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Chennai

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, explore the galleries of Doges' Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice custom trip planner.

Chennai (Madras), India to Venice is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Venice. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chennai (Madras) in August, with highs in Venice at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence

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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Uffizi Gallery, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, and admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Florence trip generator.

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Venice in August, you will find days in Florence are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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

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nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria in Trastevere, and then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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