10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 2 nights
2
Venice
— 2 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 3 nights

2
nights
Milan

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Milan. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from London in December since evenings lows in Milan dip to °C. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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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 3rd (Tue): snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thentake in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Loggetta del Sansovino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, thenexamine the collection at Doge's Palace, thendon't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Venice online travel route builder.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Florence.

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 5th (Thu), make a trip to Ratto della Sabina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to L’importuno di Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Florence driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. When traveling from Venice in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Florence, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Rome.

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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

3
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, thenhave fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, thendelve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome day trip site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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