10 days in Venice, Florence & Rome Itinerary

10 days in Venice, Florence & Rome Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Venice
1
Venice
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Florence
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Rome
— 5 nights
End: Rome

2
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.
On the 24th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder app.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Venice Marco Polo Airport, Treviso-Sant'Angelo Airport and Trieste–Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo and then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Leaning Tower of Pisa
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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

5
nights
Rome

Rome ©
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, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome trip maker app.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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