9 days in Florence & City of Venice Itinerary

9 days in Florence & City of Venice Itinerary

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Florence

— 4 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Piazza del Campo, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace.

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Toronto, Canada to Florence is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Florence is 6 hours. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Florence: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Venice

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

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You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nature

City of Venice travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Bodies of Water · Historic Walking Areas
Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 118 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges, of which there are 400. The islands are located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, an enclosed bay that lies between the mouths of the Po and the Piave Rivers. Parts of Venice are renowned for the beauty of their settings, their architecture, and artwork. The lagoon and a part of the city are listed as a World Heritage Site.In 2014, 264,579 people resided in Comune di Venezia, of whom around 55,000 live in the historic city of Venice (Centro storico). Together with Padua and Treviso, the city is included in the Padua-Treviso-Venice Metropolitan Area (PATREVE), with a total population of 2.6 million. PATREVE is a statistical metropolitan area without any degree of autonomy.The name is derived from the ancient Veneti people who inhabited the region by the 10th century BC. The city was historically the capital of the Republic of Venice. Venice has been known as the "La Dominante," "Serenissima," "Queen of the Adriatic," "City of Water," "City of Masks," "City of Bridges," "The Floating City," and "City of Canals."

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