9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Start: Moscow
Train + Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Venice
— 1 night
+3
Shuttle + Fly + Foot + Train:  6 h
2
Cabras, Sardinia
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Moscow

1
night
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 4th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To find photos and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary site.

Moscow, Russia to Venice is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Venice. In May, Venice is somewhat warmer than Moscow - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Cabras.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

1
night
Cabras, Sardinia

Cabras ©
Looking out onto a vast coastline from the southern shore of the lake, Cabras represents an ancient village best known for its rare historical finds that date as far back as the Neolithic times.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): head outdoors with Capo San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Giusta, then delve into the distant past at Nuraghe Losa, then delve into the distant past at Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, and finally kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Is Arutas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at MURATS. Museo Unico Regionale Arte Tessile Sarda, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu, then kick back and relax at I Gatti di Su Pallosu, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at S'Archeddu 'e sa Canna.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cabras road trip website.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Venice to Cabras in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Venice in May, you will find days in Cabras are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cabras

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nuraghe Losa, MURATS. Museo Unico Regionale Arte Tessile Sarda, Pozzo e Villaggio Nuragico S. Cristina, Santuario di Nostra Signora di Bonacattu, Chiesa di Santa Giusta
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Spiaggia di Is Arutas ©
Spiaggia di Is Arutas
MURATS. Museo Unico Regionale Arte Tessile Sarda ©
Nuraghe Losa ©
Nuraghe Losa

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night
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 8th (Wed), contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, pause for some serene contemplation at Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cabras to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In May, daytime highs in Rome are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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night
Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico di Assisi, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Assisi tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Rome to Assisi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Assisi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 11th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary app.

Getting from Assisi to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. May in Florence sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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