10 days in Italy Itinerary

10 days in Italy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan
— 1 day
2
Venice
— 3 nights
3
Florence
— 2 nights
4
Rome
— 3 nights

1
day
Milan

Milan ©
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.
On the 4th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

San Francisco, USA to Milan is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Milan due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Milan when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Piazza San Marco and St Mark's Campanile will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, thensee the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, and finally steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planning website.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and Vatican Museums. Galleria Borghese and Centrale Montemartini will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

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Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

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