9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome
— 1 day
2
Ravello
— 1 night
3
Assisi
— 1 night
4
Florence
— 2 nights
5
Venice
— 3 nights

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, thencontemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder tool.

Madison, USA to Rome is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Madison to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madison in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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Ravello

Ravello ©
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): make a trip to Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Lido di Ravello, thenview the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, and finally contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ravello online trip builder.

Getting from Rome to Ravello by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in July, expect nights in Ravello to be a bit warmer, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Assisi

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 26th (Fri), examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Damiano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Assisi attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Ravello to Assisi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, subway, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Assisi, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums
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Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
San Damiano ©
San Damiano

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Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 27th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, thendon't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thenadmire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenadmire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence travel planner.

Traveling by car from Assisi to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony & Scrovegni Chapel). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Venice sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Padua
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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