9 days in Rome, Milan & Venice Itinerary

9 days in Rome, Milan & Venice Itinerary

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9 days in Rome, Milan & Venice Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Rome
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
2
Milan
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Venice
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Curitiba

2
nights
Rome

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Trastevere and Colosseum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Via Condotti and Serra. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rome trip planning site .

Curitiba, Brazil to Rome is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Curitiba in December, things will get cooler in Rome: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

1
night
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 28th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Galleria Moshe Tabibnia, take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, stop by Fragio Gioielli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Milan online route planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in December, expect Milan to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di San Marco and St. Mark's Square. Shop till you drop at Aliani Casa del Parmigiano and Giudecca 795 Art Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and view the masterpieces at Atelier d'Arte La Colonna.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip website .

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In December, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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