9 days in Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Italy planner
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Amalfi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Rome
— 3 nights
Train
3
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Venice
— 2 nights
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Amalfi — 1 night

Painted Town

Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Absolute Positano, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then cool off at Fornillo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, take a memorable drive along Amalfi Coast, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Amalfi road trip planning tool.

Hamburg, Germany to Amalfi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Hamburg in May, expect Amalfi to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rome.
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Rome — 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, wander the streets of Trastevere, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rome trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Amalfi to Rome by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Amalfi in May, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.
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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.
On the 11th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Florence trip builder website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in May since evenings lows in Florence dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.
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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.
On the 13th (Sat), enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice attractions planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Venice sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
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.
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