9 days in Italy Itinerary

9 days in Italy Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Assisi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Rome
— 1 night
Drive
4
Ravello
— 2 nights
Fly
5
Venice
— 2 nights
Fly

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Florence

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce. On your second day here, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence tour planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Florence is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Florence due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Assisi

— 1 night

City of Peace

Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then contemplate the long history of Basilica di Santa Chiara, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eremo delle Carceri, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Maggiore.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Assisi online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Assisi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Assisi sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites

Rome

— 1 night

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 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

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You can drive from Assisi to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ravello

— 2 nights
Best known for its celebrated terraced gardens, Ravello is a hidden gem of Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, and finally contemplate the long history of Duomo di Ravello. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fornillo, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ravello trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rome to Ravello in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Rome in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Venice

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

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Fly from Ravello to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or drive. Traveling from Ravello in October, things will get a bit cooler in Venice: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly 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.