21 days in Japan & Italy Itinerary

21 days in Japan & Italy Itinerary

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1
Tokyo, Japan
— 5 nights
2
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
3
Florence, Italy
— 8 nights


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5
nights
Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo ©
Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Tokyo National Museum and Edo-Tokyo Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Senso-ji Temple and Tokyo Central Railway Station. And it doesn't end there: visit Odaiba District, wander the streets of Akihabara, don't miss a visit to Meiji Jingu Shrine, and admire the striking features of Tokyo Tower.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tokyo online travel route planner.

Napier, New Zealand to Tokyo is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Japan Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

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Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Tokyo National Museum ©
Tokyo National Museum
Edo-Tokyo Museum ©
Edo-Tokyo Museum
Senso-ji Temple ©
Senso-ji Temple

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Visit Pantheon and Church of St. Louis of the French for their historical value. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and get engrossed in the history at Musei Capitolini.

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You can fly from Tokyo to Rome in 17.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo to Rome, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

8
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get a sense of the local culture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Popular historic sites such as The Baptistery of St. John and Basilica of Santa Croce are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, browse the exhibits of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence route planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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