15 days in Venice, Florence & Rome Itinerary

15 days in Venice, Florence & Rome Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Montreal
Fly:  12 h
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Montreal

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and PDC Cartizze. Popular historic sites such as Piazza dei Signori and Chiesa di S.Stefano are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Mulini di Ponte Pusterla (in Vicenza) and Cantina Fasol Menin (in Valdobbiadene). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria d'Arte L'Occhio, and shop like a local with Scuola Dalmata S.ti Giorgio e Trifone.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary planning site.

Montreal, Canada to Venice is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vicenza, Valdobbiadene
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Museo Ebraico di Venezia ©
Museo Ebraico di Venezia
PDC Cartizze ©
PDC Cartizze

5
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Siena and Rocca di Ravaldino. Get some cultural insight at Basilica of Santa Croce and Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona. Venture out of the city with trips to Pontile Bellavista Vittoria (in Lido Di Camaiore), Bagno Pervinca (in Marina di Pietrasanta) and Tenuta Valdipiatta (in Montepulciano). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, ponder the design of Fontana dei Puttini, pause for some serene contemplation at Concattedrale di Santa Caterina, and contemplate the long history of San Francesco.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Siena, Pontile Bellavista Vittoria, Fattoria di Montemaggio, Bagno Pervinca, Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona
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Fattoria di Montemaggio ©
Fattoria di Montemaggio
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce

6
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore and learn at Galleria Borghese and Palazzo Doria Pamphilj. Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Seripola Porto Fluviale sul Tevere (in Orte), Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco (in Tarquinia) and Il Borgo Di Vejano (in Vejano). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia, make a trip to Welcome to Rome, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Clement Basilica, and get lost in a book at Libreria Tra Le Righe.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Seripola Porto Fluviale sul Tevere, Chiesa e Convento di San Francesco, Antica Monterano, Il Borgo Di Vejano
Highlights from your plan
Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome
Galleria Borghese
Galleria Borghese
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia ©
Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia

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