9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy tour planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly
1
Rome
— 2 nights
Train
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train
3
Milan
— 1 night
Drive
4
Breuil-Cervinia
— 1 night
Drive
5
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5

2
nights
Rome

Eternal City

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 28th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Spanish Steps, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rome road trip tool.

New York City, USA to Rome is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Rome. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in November: highs in Rome hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

2
nights
Florence

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 30th (Mon), take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. November in Florence sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

1
night
Milan

Fashion Capital of World

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 2nd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, see La Casa Maledetta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Milan trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in December, things will get little chillier in Milan: highs are around 46°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Breuil-Cervinia.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Fun & Games

1
night
Breuil-Cervinia

Breuil-Cervinia is an alpine resort in the Aosta Valley region of northwest Italy. On the 3rd (Thu), head outdoors with Funivia Plateau Rosa, stroll through Cervino Breuil-Cervinia Ski Area, and then stop by Casa del Miele.

Make your Breuil-Cervinia itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Milan to Breuil-Cervinia in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Breuil-Cervinia

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Shopping

2
nights
Venice

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice vacation planner.

Getting from Breuil-Cervinia to Venice by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Venice are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.